Certified Professional Facilitator and Leadership Coach

Brief Resume

Experience (listed chronologically)

- Various command and staff positions in US Army; after 20 years of service retired as lieutenant colonel
- Principal Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute
- Group Facilitator, Analytic Services Inc.
- Senior Analyst and Group Facilitator, Anteon Corporation
- Group Facilitator and Decision Coach, Alion Science and Technology Inc.
- President, JohnLesko.Biz


- Bachelor of Science - National Security & Public Affairs - United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
- Master of Science in General Engineering - Technology Strategy & Policy - Boston University, Boston, MA

Professional Affiliations

- Member of the Board of Directors, International Technology Transfer Society
- Distinguished Toastmaster, Toastmasters International
Excellence in Marketing Award, Lieutenant Governor Marketing
Excellence in Education & Training Award, Lieutenant Governor Education & Training
District 27 Governor (responsible for 4,500 members organized into 225 clubs)
- Member, International Association of Facilitators, Workshop presenter at several IAF conferences
- Board of Directors, Vice-Chairman, Mid-Atlantic Facilitator Network