AUGUSTA, GA, September 28, 2018 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present James McLeod with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. McLeod celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. McLeod began his career as a minister with the Presbyterian Church from 1963 to 1985. Since 1985, he has served as a minister for the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, and from 1988 to 1999, he held a post at the First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Augusta, Georgia. During this time, he was also an educator at Georgia State Schools from 1972 to 1991. From 1991 to 2003, he was active as the president of Brunswick Financial in Georgia. Dr. McLeod contributed to the Brunswick Gallery as president from 1993 to 2003.
Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. McLeod received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University in Lexington City, Virginia in 1959. Following this achievement, he earned his Master of Arts and his Bachelor of Divinity from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1968. He concluded his education with a doctorate from Mississippi State University in 1972. Dr. McLeod was ordained to ministry by the Presbyterian Church in 1963.
In addition to his career, Dr. McLeod is the author of “The Presbyterian Tradition in the South” in 1978, “The Great Doctor Waddel” in 1985 and “Flannery O'Conner and Me” in 2017, among others. He was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, D.C. in 1970 and a councilman of the city of Brunswick, Georgia from 1994 to 1996. From 1996 to 1998, Dr. McLeod served as mayor pro tempore for the city of Brunswick, Georgia.
Dr. McLeod is a fellow of the Antiquaries of Scotland and a member of the National Education Association. He is also a member of the Georgia Association of Educators, the Fulbright Alumni Association, the Pinnacle Club of Augusta, Georgia and Phi Delta Kappa. In 1986, he was named a Scholar of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. McLeod has previously been selected for inclusion in the 33rd edition of Who's Who in Finance and Industry, the 34th edition of Who's Who in Finance and Business and multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the South and Southwest and Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. McLeod has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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