In his role, Len cultivates and supports relationships with partners who represent and offer Root’s work to their clients. He works with both the partners and their clients to understand their business objectives and to craft and deploy customized solutions that generate results by increasing the level of understanding, commitment, and engagement at all levels.
Since joining Root in 1999, Len has held many different roles in account management, allowing him to work across a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, technology, manufacturing/consumer, governmental agencies, and financial services. This exposure to different industries, as well as a variety of clients, has served him well in working with partners to address their clients’ unique needs and develop plans to achieve the desired results.
Len has spoken at various conferences (Performance Institute, ASMI, ATD) about how and why to establish and share a common strategy and a common line of sight within organizations. In his direct work with clients, Len manages and develops engagements about marketplace realities, strategy deployment and execution, process improvement, and business acumen. His expertise is in defining strategic content and facilitating strategy and discovery sessions with business leaders.
Len earned a BE and MAE at the University of Toledo and, before joining Root, was a high school teacher and principal. He spent a year as a volunteer in Kentucky running a food pantry and homeless shelter.
He lives in Monclova Township, Ohio, with his wife, two daughters, and four dogs. He spends most of his free time in the bleachers cheering on his daughters as they play water polo or swim competitively.