Dr. Len Marrella, PhD
President, Center for Leadership and Ethics
Len Marrella, founder and president of the Center for Leadership and Ethics, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. After successful military assignments with troops in NATO and Vietnam he returned to Academia and earned an MBA and Doctorate in Finance and Management. He then applied his education in a variety of challenging assignments, managing major Defense Projects for the Department of the Army. After 22 years of commissioned 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. In this capacity, Len was responsible for the implementation of a six billion dollar capital investment program. As a result, he became the company’s chief financial spokesperson to Wall Street and the other global financial centers.
Len was a partner in the Spring Ridge Financial Group. You may have known him as WEEU’s “The Money Doctor.”
As the founder and president of the Center for Leadership and Ethics, Len also authored the book: In Search of Ethics; Conversations with Men and Women of Character.
Len was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame for his past baseball endeavors.
His claim to fame occurred at West Point in 1955 where he threw Willie Mays out at home plate during an exhibition game.