Vote Leon Leal

I Love the City of Grapevine!

I am so proud to be a part of this wonderful communityMy wife Tracy and I have been married 30 years.  We have lived in Grapevine for years.  Tracy and I have 3 boys, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph.  All 3 of our boys are currently in College.  Tracy and I are both graduate from the University of Oklahoma. While living in Grapevine, Tracy and I have spent countless hours volunteering to help improve our community and our schools.  Our family are members at Gateway Church and our faith has always been our foundation.


I have been a successful business owner in the employment and business consulting profession since 2001. I also invest in consumer development in Grapevine.

Commitment to Education of our Children and our Community

  • Grapevine / Colleyville School Board 2008 - 2017
  • School Board President 2 Years
  • School Board Vice President 2 Years
  • School Board Secretary 2 Years

Some Accomplishments while Serving as a School Board Member

  • 100% responsive to parents, administrators and teachers
  • Implemented "Lead 2021" stratigic plan
  • Successful Bond in 2012 and 2016
  • Hire Superintendent Robin Ryan
  • Traveled to Austin and met with legislators for financial reform
  • Demanded excellence and accountability at the District, classroom and extra curricular activities

Additional Educational Support

  • 2018 Walk of Honor inaugural year Chair
  • Education Foundation Board of Directors
  • Support GCISD and Education Foundation through an endowment
  • Co-Chairman of the 2005 Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District Bond Committee
  • Go Center Volunteer, helping student pursue college
  • Volunteered and supported Project Graduation
  • Volunteer and Support Grapevine High School Baseball
  • Volunteer and Support Grapevine High School Wrestling

State Board of Education Teachers Certification – 2014 -2019

  • Appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on SBEC
  • SBEC Legislative Committee
  • SBEC Educator Discipline Committee
  • SBEC Educator Standards Advisory Committee

Baylor Hospital 2004 - 2012

  • 9 years Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine Board
  • Baylor Regional Hospital Finance and Growth Committee
  • Baylor Regional Hospital Quality Committee

Accomplishments while serving on Baylor Regional Medical Center of Grapevine Board

  • Current Hospital expansion to 300 beds
  • Emergency Department Expansion
  • Parking Garage Expansion
  • Hired Hospital President
  • Selected by Baylor Hospital to Lobby in Washington DC for Health Care reform
  • Selected by Baylor Hospital to lobby in Austin Texas for Health Care reform

Community Service

  • Grapevine Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for 6 years.
  • Tax Increment Financing District Reinvestment Zone Number Two Board (Gaylord Texan TIF Board) for 4 years
  • Grapevine Mills Mall Tax Increment Finance Board for 4 years
  • Grapevine Youth Wrestling Board for the past 10 years
  • Grapevine Youth Baseball board.
  • Volunteer for “Keep Grapevine Beautiful”
  • Organize Mission trips for youth baseball players overseas
  • Help scholarship youth baseball players that would not have the opportunity to play
  • Founder of Grapevine Youth Wrestling

Business Background

Current small business owner – Established companies, oversee companies’ operations and financial responsibilities.

  • Abba Staffing & Consulting Inc. - Employment staffing company founded 2001
  • Abba Professional Group - Property investments
  • Business consultant for individual business owners


Past Work Experience

  • Managing Director for a national staffing firm
  • Regional Sales Manager for a fund raising company
  • Regional Sales Manager for a chocolate company

Together I believe we can make a difference and have a positive impact to those around us. I try and lead by example, I am bound by honesty and integrity and committed to this great community.

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Election Day:  May 4th

Early Voting:  April 22nd thry April 30th

Location:  Grapevine Rec Center