Lee Colan Co-founder of The L Group, Inc.

Equipping and inspiring leaders since 1999, the L Group was recognized by HR.com’s Leadership Excellence Awards.

Lee is a rare combination of a well-educated and trained business consultant, prolific author and engaging presenter of ideas. Lee is a John C. Maxwell Leadership Award finalist and Thinkers50 nominee for Top Management Thinker globally. He possesses an in-depth understanding of business, people and organizations. Lee blends this understanding with his corporate management experience to help leaders and organizations grow.

Prior to founding The L Group, Lee held various corporate leadership roles with American Airlines, Sandoz (Novartis) and FoxMeyer (McKesson). He was a consultant with two premier firms: Booz, Allen & Hamilton and Mercer. His last corporate post was as Vice President for Physician Reliance Network, one of the fastest growing NASDAQ companies at the time.

Lee currently serves on the Board of Directors for Pacific Seafood Group, the largest fully integrated seafood company in North America. He is a former director for Aztec Systems who was ultimately sold to a private equity firm. He also served on the Advisory Board for ASSET InterTech.

Lee is also an author of 15 leadership books, including two best sellers, that have been translated into 10 languages,

His practical advice frequently appears in on-line and print publications. In addition to writing The L Group’s posts twice a week, he also writes a weekly, national column for Inc.com called Leadership Matters.

Lee regularly gifts his time to numerous individuals and agencies. Some of those agencies include The United Way, North Texas Food Bank and Grace Bridge.

Learn More: www.theLgroup.com

Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is the Authority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.