Len Holmes is in his fourth season with the Pios after joining the Lewis & Clark football staff as a career coach in 2015.
Len Holmes came to the Pacific Northwest from California at the age of 18 on a football athletic scholarship to Oregon State University. Len was an All Pac-10 performer both his junior and senior years, All West Coast, and participant in the Hula Bowl All-Star Football Classic his senior year. He graduated in 4 years with two majors, one in International Business and the other Marketing. During those 4 years he fell in love with the Northwest and the bride of his youth Sandie, and chose to make the Northwest his home.
Len’s professional business career started with American Hospital Supply/Baxter Healthcare where he spent sixteen years. During those 16 years he held various positions in sales and sales management. With a goal to pursue his entrepreneurial dream, he founded The Lakewood Group, Inc. an Executive Search Firm, where he and his team recruit top talent for medium to large medical device manufactures, medical IT companies, along with medical distribution corporations throughout the United States. The Lakewood Group will celebrate its 20th year anniversary in June of 2016. Len and his team’s main focus are executive level sales and marketing positions.
In addition to Len’s recruiting expertise, he has coached literally thousands of people for interviews. Out of his passion for helping people present themselves in the best light, Len created “Interview 2 Win”, a complete 1-hour audio interview guide. This interview help tool covers all aspects of the interviewing process from preparation to the offer. Almost every interviewing style and interview type is covered along with the most common interview questions.
He resides in Bend, Oregon with Sandie, his wife of 38 years, and has three sons: Ryan 33, Justin 32, and Ian 27. Len not only has a passion for people, but also sports where he has coached community soccer, football, baseball, and basketball teams. He also has served on the Board of Directors for the OSUPA - Oregon State Players Association, YMCA, Lake City Community Church, Young Life, and The Northwest Network Foundation.