Dr. Leo Presley is the principal at Presley & Associates, an executive consulting firm that works with Fortune 100 global organizations (Shell Oil, Maersk Global Shipping, Canon USA, AT&T, Halliburton Oil Services to name a few) to assess, develop and coach executives to achieve greater leadership effectiveness.
Leo is a certified Master Executive Coach who has a successful background that includes work in organizational management, leadership training and community /economic development. He was recruited and appointed by the Governor of Oklahoma to serve as the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. His appointment was confirmed in the Oklahoma Senate by a unanimous vote. Previous to that appointment he served as the Assistant State Director of Business & Industry Services for the Oklahoma Vocational Education System (now known as Career-Tech).
Dr. Presley is highly respected for his work with group processing, facilitation and strategic planning techniques. He is a frequent speaker for conferences, seminars and other special events.
Leo is a Past President of Leadership Oklahoma, a past National President for the OSU Alumni Association, and past Campaign Chair and President for his local Area United Way program. He earned his bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.
Leo has been married to his wife, Susie, for 38 years. They have two children and five grandchildren that make everything in life worthwhile.