About Len Marrella
Dr. Len Marrella, U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.),
is founder and President of the Center for Leadership and Ethics, author
of the award-winning, In Search of Ethics, Conversations with
Men and Women of Character, Founder and President Emeritus of
the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Legatus and a former radio show host. He
has taught college courses in Moral Leadership and Organizational Ethics
at the graduate level.
As a motivational Leadership and Ethics speaker,
Len's message has been a beacon for organizations and conferences from
government agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, military
academies, and universities to Fortune 500 decision-makers.
Len received a B.S. In Military Engineering from
the U.S. Military Academy, an MBA in Finance from the University of
Oklahoma, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from George Washington
University. In the military he served in Vietnam, at NATO and the Pentagon.
After 22 years of active service he retired at the
rank of Colonel and began a new career in private industry with International
Paper Company as their Director of Capital Projects. Len was responsible
for the successful oversight of a six billion dollar capital investment
program. As a result, he was selected to be the company's chief financial
spokesperson to Wall Street and the world's other financial centers.
In this role he spearheaded the development of a successful international
investor relations program.
Len founded The Center for Leadership and Ethics
in 1994 which offers seminars and keynote
speeches to develop ethics, character and leadership in both business
Because of Len's passion to illuminate the morality
and potential in everyone he encounters, he has long
been dubbed "The Colonel of Truth" by those who
know hima title he has modestly come to accept.
In his new book TO LEAD IS TO SERVE, Len shares
his insights on a subject he has been a fervent
practitioner of throughout his professional career
the importance of Servant Leadership.