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Leo Holzenthal Jr., P.E.

June 12, 2023

Leo Holzenthal is the President & CEO of M S Benbow & Associates and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations while ensuring client expectations are exceeded at every turn. 

Leo has more than 30 years of experience in Power, Control Systems, and Telecommunications Engineering and has managed countless projects in all phases, from design and documentation to project execution. 

Having joined the company in 1984, Leo takes a hands-on approach to ensuring quality control and providing top-notch engineering services. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Orleans, as well as Master of Science degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is certified as a Registered Professional Engineer in more than a dozen states, including Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. 

An experienced expert witness, he was awarded status as a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. In addition to his executive responsibilities at MSB, Leo is an adjunct professor at the University of New Orleans College of Engineering and has lectured at numerous universities and conferences on control systems design and special topics in telecommunications. He received the 2015 James M. Todd Technological Accomplishment Award from the Louisiana Engineering Society.