Boy Scouts to honor PRMC CEO Steve Leonard

The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, has selected Steve Leonard of the Peninsula Regional Health System to receive the 2019 Boy Scouts of America Tri-County Distinguished Citizen Award.

Steve Leonard.

The award will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury.

Leonard is the President/CEO of the Peninsula Regional Health System and Peninsula Regional Medical Center, a position he has held since January 2018.

The honoree has been with Peninsula Regional since 2003. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in Management and Finance and has a master’s in Business Administration from Salisbury University. He also holds a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, with a research focus on Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness.

Recipients are selected for their outstanding service as evidenced by their leadership to many worthwhile organizations, as well as the respect and esteem in which they are held by their colleagues.

The Ward Museum event is expected to draw more than 200 people to recognize Leonard’s service and will raise funds to help support scouting programs and services. 

More than 10,000 young people are served by the Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America annually. Special efforts are made to reach urban, rural, minority, handicapped, and underprivileged youths, who will benefit most from Scouting’s values-based programs.

Individual seats at the event are $150.  Event sponsorships are also still available. Register online at For more information contact Shaina Adkins at 443-523-9816.

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