Russell L. Leonard Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Human Resource Management


Professor Leonard is an industrial psychologist and president of New Level Coaching, a Richmond-based consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, employee engagement, high potential identification and development and the use of internet-based pre-employment assessment tools. Experience teaching human resource management, statistics, organizational psychology and HR policy and strategy.

Professional Experience

Senior Vice President, Research and Development

Yukon Group, Inc.


Licensed Applied Psychologist (Virginia)

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)



Lee, K. & Leonard, R. L. (2009). Destination unknown: Addressing the sophomore slump. National Association of Colleges and Employers Journal, 70(2).


B.A., University of Richmond

M.A., Ohio State University

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Contact Information

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(804) 289-8138 (Fax)