Countdown to the 2021 Top 50 CEOs: Take 5 with 2020 winner Michael Leonard

Posted on April 27, 2021 | Atlantic Business Magazine | 0 Comments

Michael Leonard is president and CEO of Atlantic Central and League Savings and Mortgage. He leads the development of strategy for the Atlantic Credit Union system, representing 45 credit unions with $6 billion in assets and130 branch locations, serving 300,000 credit union members.

For this episode of Take 5 with the Top 50, Leah White, partner, risk and assurance services with Top 50 CEO presenting sponsor Grant Thornton – asks Michael why he wants “getting out of the way” to be a key part of his leadership legacy. They also discuss his choice of a credit union career over traditional banks, the power of local autonomy for loan approvals and the challenge/opportunity of digital technologies.

For each episode of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Take 5 with the Top 50 CEOs video series, we ask five questions of a 2020 Top 50 CEO award winner. See video below for the full Q&A with Michael Leonard.

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