About Us

Mike Leonard
President
Team Member since 1992

In 1986, Mike Leonard began his construction career, a vocation that now spans three decades. For six years he worked for a commercial general contractor, where he quickly advanced to a Project Manager position working on a wide range of project types. This experience gave Mike the foundation he needed to start Leonard Contracting, Inc. in 1992. Today, Mike leads his team on a variety of design-build, new construction, interior finish-out, and interior and exterior remodel projects.

Mike also is an active community philanthropist and volunteer, having given his time and resources to several nonprofit organizations throughout the years, including Homes for Our Troops, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Clarity Child Guidance Center, Construct a Kid’s Christmas, and many others.
In his free time, Mike enjoys hunting, traveling with his wife, Elsa, and spending time with his grandchildren.



Greg Grandjean
Senior Project Manager
Team Member since 2007

Greg, with more than 33 years of experience, handles bidding and managing new construction, interior finish-out projects, as well as the remodeling of occupied facilities. These projects include retail, senior living, automotive, financial, office, and tilt-wall jobs, among others. In addition to his Senior Project Manager role, Greg also is the Safety Officer conducting internal safety training programs.

He has a Home Building Degree from St. Philips College. At 20 he was a Superintendent building homes running his own subdivisions for 4 years, before spending the next 13 years as a Project Manager on multi-family, senior living, and student housing projects.

He serves as a member of the Government Affairs Committee liaison group for Associated Builders & Contractors, where he works with the City of San Antonio, SAWS and CPS Energy to foster improved processes within the construction community. He also volunteers for Homes for Our Troops. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, boating and rv’ing.



Jason Leonard
Project Manager
Team Member since 2020

Jason graduated from Texas A&M with a B.S. and M.E. in Civil Engineering. He began his career working as a Structural Engineer for a consulting firm in Dallas, Texas. Since joining Leonard Contracting, He has served as Project Manager with a proven track record of success on complex and challenging projects. He is a major contributor on design-build projects from initial schematic design through construction. He is driven to continuously learn and improve the ‘art’ of building in today’s ever-changing industry. Jason and his wife, Oralia, are the parents of two young sons and enjoy the nonstop adventure of raising them. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping.



Tyler Towles
Project Manager
Team Member since 2023

Tyler joined Leonard Contracting as a Superintendent. He quickly advanced to Project Manager, where he manages various projects and assists with estimates and bids. Prior to Leonard Contracting, he spent twelve years in the fire sprinkler industry. He had many positions including project management, field supervisor, safety coordinator, backflow inspector and the company’s purchasing manager while also working closely with administration. In his free time, he enjoys anything involving the outdoors like hunting and fishing; especially, if that includes his wife and children.



Elsa Leonard
Controller
Team Member since 1992

After studying finance and accounting at UTSA, Elsa joined her husband, Mike, when he opened the doors of Leonard Contracting. She oversees all financial operations and Human Resources Management. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her grandchildren, and volunteering with her husband, Mike, at NIOSA for the San Antonio Conservation Society which they have been doing for 30 years.



Michelle White
Office Manager
Team Member since 2002

Michelle directs the daily operations of the office including accounting and Human Resources. Prior to joining Leonard Contracting, she spent 15 years working in sales, accounting and administrative roles, experience that has proven invaluable in her current position as Office Manager. In her free time, she volunteers for various organizations and enjoys the outdoors.



Oralia Leonard
Accounting Associate
Team Member since 2021

Oralia assists with accounting and is responsible for marketing.

She received her Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences Degree (2014) and her Master of Healthcare Administration Degree (2017) from Texas A&M University. Upon graduation from her master’s program, Oralia took on the role as the Administrative Resident at a cardiac hospital in Plano. Ten months into her residency, she accepted the job as Operations Manager. She served in this position for a little under two years and her roles included: project manager to establish new CMS and ACGME accredited fellowship programs, operational project support for the expansion of the facility to increase the surgical and outpatient capacity and manage twelve employees in the scheduling department for all hospitals and outpatient clinics.

In her free time, she enjoys walking the dogs, reading books, spending quality time with the family and making memories with her husband, Jason, and their two adventurous children.



 

 

Leonard Contracting Celebrates 25 Years