Bill Leonard is a long-time resident of St. Mary’s County and a member of St. Joseph’s Parish. Catholic education was important to his upbringing, as for his three children, all of whom attended Mother Catherine Spalding School. Bill is a retired Federal public servant having occupied a number of senior positions to include serving as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Clinton and Bush administrations. He is currently the COO of a $150m/year non-profit in Washington, DC. His wife, Clarice, is a retired educator from the St. Mary’s County public schools system.