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431 Longview Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63122

Les Stroh has almost forty years experience as an educator, trainer, executive, manager, consultant and entrepreneur. Les works with people at all levels of an organization to help them clarify their mission and vision and gain the skills necessary to make that mission and vision come alive. His work with churches, schools, volunteer organizations, for-profit companies, and community leadership programs has focused primarily on strategic and operational planning, board governance, leadership and management development and team dynamics.

Les leads people within an organization to define their own path to greater success and significance. His clients develop understanding and skills in dealing with the dynamics of organizational life. His planning process is currently used by congregations, schools, regional and national church judicatories, businesses and not-for-profit agencies.

Les has a Bachelors of Science in Education and a Masters Degree in Human Resource Development. He was granted an Honorary Doctorate from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2009. He has taught classes, lead workshops, and been a speaker at numerous international, national and local events on the topics of leadership development, empowerment, communication skills, group development, board governance, experiential learning and facilitation skills.

In 1991, Les founded CORNERSTONE which is dedicated to "empowering people in organizations for quality of life, product and service.” CORNERSTONE, which has partners in Orlando, FL, Rochester, NY and St. Louis, MO offers experientially based consulting and training services in human relations and organizational effectiveness.

Les is a senior consultant with University Associates Consulting and Training Services. His expertise includes team building, group development, board governance, meeting facilitation, planning systems and skill development in group leadership.

For 42 years, Les has been married to Deborah who is an artist and early childhood educator. They reside in St. Louis and love to get away and just be together reading, walking and talking.