M. Jerome Leonard has more than twenty-five years of experience in enterprise systems, CRM/ERP, systems development in Federal Government, Financial Services, High Tech, Hospitality, Disaster Services and Telecommunications environments.
Jerome received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Pace University and is a CISSP, AWS Architect, ITIL and CRM certified consultant. He is a 2015 graduate in the World Executive MBA program at the George Washington University.
His corporate experience began on Wall Street at Citicorp and evolved as a Global Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (now IBM Global Business Services) and Accenture. Jerome has consulted extensively in the United States, Europe, South America, and Australia over the last 20 years and led large-scale Customer Relationship Management (CRM) engagements for clients such as Verizon, the American Red Cross, City of New York, Montgomery County Government, Marriott International, and Fannie Mae.
In previous roles consulting to JP MorganChase, Network Solutions, People’s Energy, and District of Columbia Government, Jerome served as Lead Architect, delivering solutions to assist the client with compliance with strict privacy, FISMA, PCI, FACTA, HIPAA, and GLB information security standards.
Mr. Leonard has a passion to bring the best practices of multi-national, Fortune 100 companies to small business and currently focuses his attention on working in the local community, specifically with non-profit organizations, investors, entrepreneurs, and public sector leaders. He currently an Enterprise Cybersecurity Leader with Incentive Technology Group.
Jerome actively supports community service projects and maintains Board positions with numerous organizations; among them, Montgomery College Foundation, Montgomery Village Foundation, and Nehemiah Project International Ministries [where he also serves as a Certified Business Coach and Certified Instructor for coursework in Biblical Entrepreneurship]. Previously, Jerome served as President of Montgomery Village Rotary Club and Foundation, and Professional Advisor for the Student Emerging Leaders Program of the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE).
Jerome and his wife, Kelly, reside in Montgomery County, Maryland with their two children, Gabriel and Taylor.