Donald J. Leonard, Jr.
Mr. Leonard brings more than 35 years of design, project management and construction experience to his role at PDSI. As Vice President of Operations he leads the PDSI Phoenix and Seattle based team’s efforts to serve our clients in the planning and execution of their projects in order to achieve their development and redevelopment goals.
Prior to joining PDSI, Mr. Leonard served as Vice President Technical Services of InterContinental Hotels Group for more than nine years. His responsibilities with IHG included design and construction of new-build hotels, capital planning, and execution of major renovation projects for all company-owned, leased and managed hotels in the Eastern U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.
An architect by profession, Mr. Leonard held previous positions as Associate Partner in the New York City office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP and Project Director with the John Hardy Group in Atlanta. He is a licensed architect and received his B.S. of Architecture from The Ohio State University. Mr. Leonard has also moderated and participated on panels at the Hotel Design Expo & Conference, the International Hotel / Motel & Restaurant Conference, and the Americas Lodging and Investment Summit.