Dr. Kevin Leonard has been involved with MBP for over 20 years; first as a student, as a liaison to MBP with the MSU Office of Admissions, as a Graduate Assistant, and since 2005 he has served as Sr. Program Coordinator for the office. In total, he has over 18 years of experience in university admissions, student affairs, diversity and inclusion and academic support services in higher education.
Dr. Leonard currently holds three degrees from Michigan State University, including a bachelor of arts degree in Hospitality Business and a master's and PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education.
As Senior Program Coordinator for MBP, Dr. Leonard provides students academic and career advising. In addition to assisting with the coordination of the Summer Business Institute he serves as Director of the Native American Business Institute (Pre-College Program) and the MBP Tutorial Program which serves over 200 students a semester. He also maintains an affiliation with corporate representatives in order to match students with internships and permanent placement opportunities.
Walter Adams Advisor of the Year 2016-2017 Student Life Leadership Awards - given to an Advisor that goes above and beyond in their dedication and commitment to the student organization(s) they advise throughout the year.