lenLen Janeski completed his undergrad work at Western Illinois University and received his graduate degree in HRD from the University of Illinois. He was a Senior Project Manager with the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center and has served as a team member with the Department of the Navy (Office of Naval Research)/University of Maryland Best Manufacturing Practices program. He has also served as the director of the Business and Industrial Development Center at Kishwaukee College as well as a business specialist for the Small Business Development Center. He is the director for the Illinois office of the Center on Business and Poverty.