On Work Style

“My favorite working environments have been those in which I have been part of a team in the early planning stages and then given autonomy to get the job done," Leopold asserts and then continues, " I love working with people who have a diverse range of thought styles — that piece enables me to be assured that all facets and perspectives have been explored before decisions are made. ”

She envisions herself as the kind of person who likes to gather all of the information on the table and then discard the extraneous or irrelevant parts to arrive at a sound, knowledge-based plan of action.