Les Wallace Bio


Les Wallace

Les Wallace, PhD

President, Signature Resources


Les Wallace founded Signature Resources in 1982 and grew the company into a consulting consortium of more than 30 individuals and partner organizations. The consortium provides governance and leadership strategy development to public and private sector enterprises through three domestic offices and three international offices.

After earning a Ph.D. in Communication and Organizational Behavior from the University of Oregon, Wallace gained a reputation for tracking business environment and workplace trends and their impact upon business and government. He mixes practical solutions to organizational challenges with leading edge ideas about designing the future. His consulting efforts, workshops, seminars and speaking engagements reach more than 20,000 people each year. During 30 years as a strategist to business and government Dr. Wallace has also served as university professor and administrator at the University of Oregon and Colorado State University, and hospital administrator at a large urban teaching hospital.

Dr. Wallace is the Nine Minute Mentor, offering a series of short articles and DVDs on leadership, governance, management and personal success.