Kevin Leahy

How do your colleagues describe you?

“Kevin is a very positive person, has high energy and is a tireless advocate for the success of SBDC clients and the business community.”

Why do you do what you do?

“I have had the experience of running a very large business in a corporate environment and also owning my own small business for several years, and feel that the combination of large and small business experience has allowed me to be uniquely qualified to assist businesses of all sizes and complexities.”


Kevin has extensive experience in retail, having served 18 years as a senior executive at a national chain with more than 75 stores, as a retail store owner and partner in a national franchise.

Kevin is the Director of the CCC SBDC and has served as Executive Director of the Clatsop County Economic Development Organization (CEDR), a one-stop for local businesses. He also sits on the Cabinet of CCC, representing the education and workforce needs of the business community.