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Leonard "Lenny" Walker

A longtime Wheeling resident, Leonard "Lenny" Walker was elected to the District 214 School Board in April of 2017. In addition to serving District 214, he also dedicates his time to Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization as a governing board member. 

Walker was awarded the District’s Distinguished Service Award in 2017 for his commitment to volunteerism at Wheeling High School.  

As a senior executive in the floral industry for more than 30 years, Walker is recognized as a leader for his active role in business development, employee development and leadership training across the field. Serving as a previous Board Member and Chairman on the Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association (WF&FSA) Education Committee, Lenny played an integral role in shaping the educational programs for the organization through effective leadership and consensus building. As Vice president of Sales and Operations, Walker continues his commitment to excellence in training and education of others as an employee owner of Kennicott Brothers - a global floral import and distribution company based in Chicago.

Lenny and his wife Karen are proud parents of four children who are Wheeling High School graduates.