Lee J. Colan
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Lee J. Colan

Lee J. Colan, Ph.D. is co-founder of The L Group, Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based consulting firm that has been 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.

Virtually every Fortune 500 company has experienced the positive impact of Lee's practical insights and approach as have many smaller companies:

Amedisys, American Heart Association - National Center, Amcor PET Packaging, AmeriSource Bergen Specialty Group, AT&T Wireless Services, AutoTrader.com, Cumberland Farms, Crosstex Energy Services, CVS/Pharmacy,Dollar Tree Stores, Fossil, Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Co., International Paper, Gibraltar Industries, Jiffy Lube Association of Franchisees, Jo-Ann Stores, Johnson Controls, Kimball International, KPMG, Medical Staffing Network, Memorial Healthcare, Methodist Healthcare, Nestle, Newfield Exploration, Nueterra Healthcare, Pegasus Solutions, Pier 1 Imports, Safety-Kleen, Senior Living Properties, Sterling Jewelers (Kay and Jarred), State Farm, Texas Instruments The CEO Institute, The Hartford, The Venetian Resort, Hotel & Casino, TRANE, ULTA Beauty, Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA) and Yum! Brands.

In addition to his hands-on industry and consulting experience, Lee earned Masters and Doctoral degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Washington University after graduating from Florida State University.

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.

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