JR Thompson Adds New Program Manager


James Leonard has been appointed program manager at JR Thompson, a Farmington Hills-based creative marketing services firm.

Leonard will manage and oversee projects, programs, and new initiatives for a variety of clients in his role at the marketing services firm. He Leonard brings nearly 10 years of automotive marketing and training experience to JRT. Previously, Leonard worked at Sandy Group in Troy. His positions included program coordinator, in which he worked on launch trainings for several auto companies.

Leonard has also spent time as an event producer, coordinating experiential marketing and track experience events for luxury brands.

Leonard, of Northville, earned a Bachelor of Science in sports management from Madonna University and an MBA in international business.