Vernon Leon is the current president of Mano a Mano, inc. He first joined the board as Region I representative in 2016. He later became Vice President in May of 2018. After the resignation of the then president in February 2019, he became the interim president before being officially sanctioned as president in January 2020. He is a CODA through both parents who met at Gallaudet University: His mother is from Upstate NY and his father is from PR. He currently works as a fully freelance ASL interpreter and has worked as an interpreter since 2007. Originally from New York City, he relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in November of 2017.