Kelly Leonard is a speaker, trainer, business leader, and 2014 Minerva Entrepreneur Women-Owned Business of the Year Award recipient. A certified public accountant, seasoned financial services professional, and corporate trainer with over twenty-five years of experience in federal government, nonprofit, private and public accounting environments, including Fortune 100, Kelly has an innate ability to connect with diverse audiences across disciplines. Prior to becoming CEO of Taylor-Leonard Corporation (T-LC), Kelly held leadership positions with General Electric, Kaiser Permanente, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Kelly Leonard currently oversees the training and business development practices of T-LC. And, although the company’s client list includes nationally recognized non-profit organizations as well as large publicly traded organizations, Kelly’s most passionate about helping entrepreneurs and small businesses by delivering consulting services and training solutions designed to increase operational excellence, efficiency, and profitability. Kelly maintains Board and/or professional affiliations with numerous organizations; among them, Montgomery Business Development Corporation (MBDC), Women Business Owners of Montgomery County (WBO-MC), Rockville Chamber of Commerce, and Nehemiah Project International Ministries (NPIM). Kelly and her husband, Jerome, reside in Montgomery County, Maryland with their two children, Gabriel and Taylor.