Gerry Czarnecki (also known as “The Leadership Czar”) is the co-founder of The NationalLeadership Institute (NLI), Chairman of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Florida Chapter, Former , President & CEO of O2 Media, and the Chairman, CEO of The Deltennium Group, nationally recognized for offering leadership consulting, career coaching, financial planning and investment management services. Gerry also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of State Farm Insurance Company and Del Global Technology, Inc., and is Chairman of the Audit Committee of each company. He is a member of the Board of Directors of State Farm Bank and State Farm Fire & Casualty; and Chairman of the Board of Aftersoft, Inc. He is also a member of the advisory board for Private Capital, Inc.
With over 40 years of experience as a leader, C level and senior executive in Fortune 100 companies (like IBM and Bank of America), privately held companies, closely held public companies and large and small non-profits, Gerry has been consistently committed to sharing his experience and vision by coaching organizations to achieve peak performance through effective leadership, focused strategy, superior organization and sound financial management. His enlightening management philosophy has led to the writing of his books: “Success Principles for Leaders”, “You’re in Charge…what now?”, “You’re a non-profit director…what now?” and his most recent creation, “Lead with Love”, due to publish April, 2010.