Leo graduated from Rutgers University in 2005 with a BA Biology. He obtained his commission in the U.S. Coast Guard through OCS in 2007, and earned his wings in Pensacola in 2009. Leo was stationed in Puerto Rico where he conducted Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement and Counter Drug operations throughout the Caribbean. Subsequently he was transferred to Atlantic City, NJ where he continued to fly Search and Rescue missions. Additionally, he served as a pilot at the at the National Capital Region Air Defense Facility (NCRADF) in Washington D.C., under the operational control of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) where they protected the airspace around the nation’s capital. While on Active Duty, Leo completed an MS Finance at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He was selected to obtain an MBA by the Coast Guard and will be attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, upon graduation he’ll return to active duty where he’ll serve at CG Headquarters.