Leonard Washko has 35 years’ experience practicing financial analysis, business valuation and transaction advisement within the privately held business community across the Midwest. As an M&A Advisor to business leaders who are going to market to exit their company or to make new acquisitions, he has 12 years of middle market Merger & Acquisition deal experience at Sunbelt Business Advisors.
Len has earned the Middle Market Professional designation for M&A, and has knowledge in private equity, investment banking, accounting, corporate finance advisory, valuation and other financial services fields.
Leonard has sourced engagements on both the sell and buy sides, and led transactions from initial client engagement, through negotiation, due diligence and post-closing integration.
Prior to joining Sunbelt, Len has led the valuation group at RSM McGladrey, served as COO of a health care clinic, and taught finance and investment courses at The Carlson School of Business, Brown College, St. Cloud State and Long Island University. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned an MBA with Honors at Long Island University.
Len is active with charitable organizations, having served on Boards of Directors including Can Do Canines, The Minneapolis Kiwanis Foundation and the Minneapolis Downtown Kiwanis Club. He and his wife raised and launched three successful young women in Minnetonka, and enjoy hiking, golf and travel.
Community Stewardship Award 2020