Doug Lennick

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Doug Lennick is CEO and co-founder of think2perform. He is legendary for his innovative approaches to developing high performance in individuals and organizations and is an expert at developing practical applications of the art and science of human behavior, financial and otherwise.

Before founding think2perform, Doug, a certified financial planner (CFP), was Executive Vice President – Advice and Retail Distribution for American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise Financial). In that capacity he led an organization of 17,000 field and corporate associates to unprecedented success.

Doug and co-authors Ryan Goulart and the late Roy Geer recently released their newest book “Leveraging Your Financial Intelligence: At the Intersection of Money, Health and Happiness.” Doug had previously authored or co-authored five other books including and co-author Moral Intelligence 2.0: Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success in Turbulent Times, Financial Intelligence: How to Make Smart, Values-Based Decisions with Your Money and Your Life, Moral Intelligence, The Simple Genius (You) and How to Get What You Want and Remain True to Yourself.

Doug is in high demand as a keynote speaker as well as an executive and organizational advisor. He has been quoted and referenced in many publications and books, including Daniel Goleman’s seminal book, Working with Emotional Intelligence and Richard Leider’s bestselling Power of Purpose.

In November 2000, Doug was honored by Columbia University’s Center for Social and Emotional Education and is a Fellow at the Carlson Executive Development Center, Carlson School of Management, and University of Minnesota. He is also a member of the prestigious Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.

Doug and his Wife, Beth Ann, reside in Edina, Minnesota. Their youngest daughter, Joan, is the Executive Director Ebenzer Tower Apartments and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband Ryan. Their oldest daughter, Mary, is the Executive Director of Family Alternatives and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Doug’s son, Alan, is a Regional Director and SVP for Hilltop Securities, and lives in Los Angeles with his actress wife Sari, and their son, Dylan.