Leo has served the City of San Francisco in a variety of financial roles since 1998, with the Controller’s Office, Human Services Agency, Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, and the Department of Technology.
Prior to his tenure with the City, Leo worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on natural disaster hazard mitigation programs and for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Superfund hazardous waste site project manager.
A Bay Area native, Leo graduated from Berkeley High School and received a B.A. in Biochemistry from Harvard University and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California. He served for two years as a United States Peace Corps volunteer, teaching fish-farming in the Central African country of Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). He is married with four children.