Chief Executive Officer
Peter is the leader of The Leets Consortium (TLC), the Irvine, California firm providing peerless corporate coaching services worldwide. In his role as coach, Peter brings to his clients the wisdom and experience gained as a Fortune 500 officer, corporate governance leader and serial entrepreneur. This, combined with his pragmatic business-centered approach, helps clients to clarify their objectives and achieve them in a manner consistent with their values. . .in 95% of engagements. Relationships balance courage and empathy, stress strategic thinking and are built upon the trust from shared understanding.
Peter and his family moved to Southern California from New York City in 1987 when he joined the Geneva Corporation (Chemical Bank) as Executive Vice President. Later, he became President of this Irvine-based M & A firm. Earlier, he was Vice President for Dell Publishing, with worldwide marketing and sales responsibility. Peter’s career began with marketing and sales management roles with Revlon, Johnson & Johnson and Hallmark companies.
Prior to establishing TLC in 2003, he was Regional Managing Principal with Right Management Consultants. He joined them when his consulting business, Executive Assets Corporation was acquired in 1994. While with Right, he led the team who introduced coaching on a significant scale in 1996; created certification for all coaches in 1997 (later implemented globally) and pioneered combining two lines of business.
Peter has been involved with corporate governance for two decades, was a Director of the International Association of Career Management Professionals and is very active in the community. He has been honored as a “Pink Tie Guy” by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, has served on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, was Chairperson for the Irvine Chamber of Commerce Business Outlook Conference, is a member of the St. Joseph Health Institutional Review Board and participates in both Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the CHOC pet therapy programs with his Bouvier, Gunther.
As a speaker, he has been the keynote speaker for Westec, the UCI Executive MBA CEO Speaker Series, International Customer Service Association, Institute of Management Accountants, Society and many others.
Some of Peter’s clients include: ABC, Allergan, Amgen, CBS, Catholic Healthcare West, Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Conexant, Deloitte, The Walt Disney Company, Ernst & Young, Estee Lauder, Fox, Fluor, HBO, Ingram Micro, JPL, Kia, Life Technologies, Mattel, MGM Resort International, Mitsubishi Motors, New Line Cinema, New York Knicks, Northrop Grumman, Orange County Register, Paramount Pictures, Pepsi Cola, Qualcomm, Raytheon, Resources Global, Saint Joseph Healthcare System, Sempra, Sony Pictures, Taco Bell, Thermo Fisher, Toyota, Travel Corp USA, UCSD, UnitedHealthcare, Warner Bros and Watson Pharmaceuticals.
Peter holds a B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University; Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Adjunct Faculty; is a Founding Board Certified Coach (BCC); and has earned Fellow Manager Designation from the Institute of Career Certification.
"We must be silent before we can listen. We must listen before we can learn. We must learn before we can prepare. We must prepare before we can serve. We must serve before we can lead." - William Arthur Ward