Lenny leads BDO’s Private Equity Service practice for the Central Region and responsible for bringing the breadth and depth of BDO’s global resources and expertise to serve the needs of the Private Equity community at the Principal, Fund, and Portfolio Company levels. He oversees business development operations and client relationships and engagements. Leveraging 30 years of professional experience and relationships, Lenny brings additional sources of proprietary deal flow, access to C-level executives and industry knowledge.
Prior to joining BDO, Lenny worked at Deloitte as Business Development Manager, serving middle market companies in Chicago. He also served as Business Development Director for a buyout fund focused on distressed investments, where he acted as COO for a metal fabrication portfolio company. His professional experience also includes CEO of a specialty manufacturing business and Business Development Director for Arthur Andersen Global Corporate Finance in Chicago. Lenny’s industry focus includes: Manufacturing & Distribution, Consumer Products, Business Services, Restaurants, Franchisors & Multi-unit Concepts, Technology & Life Sciences, and Healthcare Services.
Lenny is completing the Management of Excellence Certificate program at Harvard Business School. He holds a B.A., Fairfield University and an M.B.A., Northern Illinois University.