Nathaniel Leonard

Group President

Prior to his current role, Nat was the President of the Smithers Materials Science and Engineering division.

Nat has years of diverse leadership experience ranging from startups to multinational corporations in the transportation, manufacturing, construction, financial services, and life sciences industries. He has served in general management roles and led supply chain, purchasing, sales, marketing, and information technologies at startups, privately held firms, and publicly traded multinationals.

Nat has a Bachelor of Arts in computer studies and economics from Northwestern University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He has served as a board member for a privately health distribution company and several non-profits and schools, including Old Trail School, Lawrence School, and Western Reserve Academy.

Nat lives in northeast Ohio with his wife of nearly 35 years. They have two daughters. He enjoys sailing and spending time outdoors hunting with his dog.

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