Darin Leonard

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OneAccord Partners, interim management, revenue growth

Shareholder: AccordGlobal

Practice Focus

Executive Coaching

Channel Sales

Marketing & Branding

Product Development

Sales Management & Training

Clients

Dream Dinners


“Without clear critical success factors, not only will your company fall short of its revenue generating potential, you won’t even have a meaningful measurement of daily success.”


Biography

Darin Leonard is a professional with over 25 years of diversified experience incorporating enterprise-wide leadership within the Fortune 500, as well as a mid-market and high growth leadership background.

At OneAccord, he served as the Regional Managing Principal for the Northwest from January 2008 to July 2013 and was responsible for supporting a powerful and gifted group of Partners/Principals, as well as coordinating market relations and business development. Currently, he is a Senior Partner and CEO of Dream Dinners, a OneAccord client. Within OneAccord, his focus is supporting both the OneAccord Partners and OneAccord Digital teams. During his tenure at OneAccord, he has developed breakthrough growth for clients ranging from early stage through to the Fortune 500. He has a diverse bio of client success stories in consumer goods, manufacturing, retail, franchise and professional services. His practice has developed into a focus on Entrepreneurs struggling to scale, organizations that are stuck for reasons they can’t identify, companies facing transitions, generational transfers and turnarounds. Darin has a gift to drive to the core quickly and deliver the truth in a way that can be both received and implemented.

Before he joined OneAccord, Darin launched the Maytag Store concept where he served as CEO. Prior to that, Darin held executive leadership positions in sales, marketing, merchandising and product development through to manufacturing within the Maytag Corporation. He possesses vertical expertise in the areas of leadership that scales, growth strategy, channel sales, marketing, media planning, product development, enterprise/departmental integration, all based on a strong cultural foundation. During his tenure at Maytag, he led national sales organizations, negotiated annual contracts in excess of $300MM, managed marketing budgets in excess of $32MM and led functional areas that incorporated manufacturing, R&D, logistics, I.T. and finance into the sales process with key clients. Prior to his work with Maytag, Darin held numerous sales & leadership roles with the Jenn-Air and Magic Chef companies.

Feedback

Blue Point Capital: “I am not the type of person who gives accolades easily but we were stunned at the level of discovery your team ascertained and how practical the recommendations were…OneAccord not only met our expectations but exceeded them on a strategic level, as well as a tactical level.” Read More
– Dave DiFranco, Vice President

A-1 Search: “Darin Leonard is the poster child of what a CEO should be. He not only has the knowledge and experience at an operational level to yield world class results, but far more importantly, he has the courage to admit what he does not know and put the people in who do.” Read More
– Mike Pierce, Managing Partner and Recruiter, Motivational Speaker

North Run Capital: “Darin is an experienced, insightful and highly professional leader who has effectively assisted our Wall Street clients better understand the durable goods industry.” Read More
– Colin Haley, Research

Gartner Research: “Darin is a high integrity, high energy leader who is one of the quickest studies on growth strategy that I have met.” Read More
– Eric O’Daffer, Research Director

Focus on the Family: “Darin is…extremely insightful and is the rare person who is a gifted visionary but also strong in understanding what it takes to be successful on a day to day basis.” Read More
– Doug Birnie, Assistant to Chairman


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