Dr. Lee J. Colan

Colan possesses an in-depth understanding of business, people and organizations. He blends this understanding with his corporate management experience to help leaders and companies grow.

From emerging companies to the Fortune 500, many organizations have experienced the positive impact of Lee's practical approach, including:

Amedisys, American Heart Association -- National Center, AmeriSource, Bergen Specialty Group, AT&T Wireless Services, Crosstex Energy Services, CVS/Pharmacy, Fossil, Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Co., International Paper, Jiffy Lube Association of Franchisees, Jo-Ann Stores, Johnson Controls, KPMG, Pegasus Solutions, Pier 1 Imports, Safety-Kleen, Senior Living Properties, Texas Instruments, TRANE, The Venetian Resort, Hotel & Casino, Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA) and Yum! Brands.

Prior to starting The L Group in 1999, Lee worked in various leadership roles with American Airlines, Sandoz (Novartis) and FoxMeyer (McKesson). He also held consulting positions with two premier firms: Booz, Allen & Hamilton and William Mercer. His last corporate post was as Vice President for Physician Reliance Network, one of the fastest growing NASDAQ companies at the time.

In addition to 22 years of hands-on industry and consulting experience, Lee earned Master's and Doctoral degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Washington University after graduating from Florida State University.

Colan has authored seven books, including three best sellers. His practical advice has appeared in a wide variety of on-line and print publications including the Financial Times, Networld, Healthweek, Wholesale Drug Magazine, Dallas Morning News and Stores.

Visit Dr. Lee J. Colan's Website at: http://www.thelgroup.com