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Published:March 11th, 2015 15:26 EST
Judyth Piazza Interviews Derek Leonard, President of American Business Consulting (ABC)

Judyth Piazza Interviews Derek Leonard, President of American Business Consulting (ABC)

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Derek Leonard received his Bachelor of Science in Financial Accounting, with a minor in Military Science from the University of South Alabama, and received several awards while interning at the JCPenney Company. Following his service as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, he took a position with JCPenney as an Accounting Center Manager in Salt Lake City, UT, which led to a promotion to Senior Regional Auditor in Orange County, CA.

After six years at JCPenney, Mr. Leonard entered the dental industry, ultimately advancing to the role of Vice President of Professional Development for the country`s largest practice management company at the time. For 15 years, he helped numerous specialists, mainly Orthodontists; achieve their dreams of owning prosperous practices. Having achieved great success in the industry, Mr. Leonard founded a company to better serve doctors of all specialties, utilizing his relationships with dozens of dental schools, equipment companies and suppliers. Through his efforts, 36 dental specialists throughout the United States have attained their goal of being independent practice owners over the past seven years. In addition to launching start-up practices, Mr. Leonard has provided tailored services, such as recruiting, business development, and marketing, for some of the most successful practitioners in the country. Also, he has played an instrumental role in negotiating multi-million dollar practice transitions across several states.

Mr. Leonard was proclaimed by Cambridge Who`s Who as the 2010 Executive of the Year, representing the Medical Business Consultancy Industry. He is the Spokesperson for Methodist Hospital`s Stride4Stroke campaign, an active member of Toastmaster`s International, and is involved in several ministries at Lakewood Church. He is affiliated with the United Dental Alliance, Fort Bend BNI, and has also been featured in The Progressive Orthodontist, a trade journal with nation-wide circulation.

About American Business Consulting (ABC)

American Business Consulting (ABC) is a comprehensive solutions provider, facilitating all aspects of opening and operating a practice, and allowing the doctor to focus exclusively on providing quality care to patients.  After 15 years in the industry, we`ve consulted hundreds of doctors throughout the United States, in single-office practices, multi-specialty practices, and large group practices.  ABC has the resources, relationships, and experience to enhance existing practices, provide custom-designed turnkey " offices, and aid in effecting practice transitions.   

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