Len is responsible for initiating and enhancing client relationships, as well as the strategic development of Kovitz’s alternative investment offerings. Prior to joining Kovitz, Len served as Chief Operating Officer for Weber-Stephen Products, LLC (Weber). He began his career with Weber in 1978, where he held various roles, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, and was also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Before joining Weber, Len served as a Supervisor at Ernst & Whinney, where he provided audit services to both public and private companies. He has also actively invested in and sat on the Advisory Boards for various private and public companies, including those in the retail/wholesale, consumer services, real estate, financial services, and advertising and marketing industries. Len holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, as well as a member of the American and Illinois CPA societies.