Leonard C. Green is a CPA, MBA and Entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Green Group, which is a provider of Tax, Accounting and Consulting Services. Len is also involved in 14 businesses in diverse markets including finance, real estate, thoroughbred horses, sports, Blue Buffalo dog and cat food, a NYSE printing business, and three charities. Len is also a member of the Board of Directors of a number of companies and foundations.
Len was elected to become a Trustee at Babson.
Len has taught two entrepreneurial courses at Babson, one structured similar to Donald Trump's Apprentice TV series, and a family business/social entrepreneurship business course. His classes have been featured on CNBC Squawk Box and ABC TV.
Len's former Babson students have started over 50 successful entrepreneurial companies.
His articles on Family Business Succession Planning, Company Evaluations, Structuring Organizations, and Maximizing Tax Deduction have appeared in over 200 newspapers across the country including the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Star Ledger, and Boston Globe, and in Entrepreneur Magazine, INC Magazine, and Forbes.
Len's chapter, "Nurturing Innovation in Small Businesses", on entrepreneurship and innovation appears in the book "Global Insights from 24 Leaders."
Len's new book on Entrepreneurial Strategies is scheduled to be finished in 2015.
Len is married, has 3 children and 5 grandchildren.