About Nancy Leonhardt
In October 2013 we welcomed Nancy Leonhardt as the new Executive Director at ALC. A native of California, Nancy has extensive non-profit experience, most recently serving as Administrative Director for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF). Her other non-profit experience has been as Executive Director of the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show, Tree Streets, and The American Institute of Architects, Inland California Chapter. A member of West Little Rock Rotary Club, Nancy has served the club in numerous capacities, most recently as president. She also serves Rotary District 6150, which covers 41 clubs in the northeastern portion of the state, as a member of the Youth Exchange Committee and as District Trainer. Nancy has also served locally as president of the Little Rock Christian Academy PTF and Arkansas Festival Ballet.
Nancy graduated with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic University. While she intended to pursue a career in planning, after numerous years as a stay at home mom, she ventured into the nonprofit world and has since remained. Nancy has been married for over 30 years to Darrell and they have two adult children, Jason and Christy, and most recently a daughter-in-law, Shannon.