Les brings 45 years’ experience in management and Leadership Development Consulting into being an innovative thought leader for his profession. After working at GE Medical Systems in various roles in Organization & Manpower Development, then as A V.P. at Battelle Memorial Institute, the world's largest contract research firm he started his own consulting firm. He was a pioneer of the Learning from Experience selection interviewing process, numerous research-based learning to learn applications, the 3D Organizational chess model of strategic aligned leadership, and innovative leader Executive Education programs. In addition to his specialized process for identifying the future potential of leaders he has been a Lominger Master Associate, served on the board of the Human Resource Planning Society and Chaired their Professional development committee.
His book, "THE SKILL," is a breakthrough learning model for coaches. Les and his wife live in Kansas City and have 3 children and 9 grandchildren.