Leonard Tanel

VP of Lakeland Chemical (Wisconsin)


After graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point with a degree in Water Science, Leonard began his career as a chemist for Aqua Search Co. In 1987, Len became an Account Executive at Wayne Consultants. During his time there Len built a reputation for unparalleled customer service, retention, and sales growth. As the industry evolved, Len was afforded an opportunity to start Lakeland Chemical Specialties, Inc. with Scott Olson in 1991. Together with Scott, Leonard continued to grow his reputation in the Wisconsin area and achieved his Certified Water Technologist (CWT) status in 1998.

As GWT’s divisional Vice President, Len will assist with client retention and on-boarding, training of new representatives, growing the Wisconsin territory, and providing stable leadership as GWT grows and adds the next generation of water treatment experts.