Born in Manchester, NH in 1961, Len spent most of his childhood days in Rye, and all but a few years of his life living in the state of NH. For the last 26 years, Len has resided in Barrington where he and his wife Deborah, married 25 years this July, raise their two children Alex and Abby.
After graduating from Portsmouth High School, he attended NH Technical Institute in Concord and received an Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering. Len later continued education at the University of New Hampshire in pursuit of a degree in Civil Engineering.
Early in his college years, he became interested in aviation, taking his first flying lesson. A career in flying then became his ultimate pursuit.
Len is now in his 31st year working for American Airlines, currently as an international airline Captain based at Boston’s Logan Airport flying mostly to European and Caribbean destinations. During his time at American Airlines, he has held several national positions within the Allied Pilots Association (APA), an independent union which represents the 15,000 plus pilots of American Airlines. He spent several years as a negotiator and an expert on specific portions of the pilot’s contract, frequently drafting and interpreting contractual language. Later, he was elected as the Chairman of the Boston crew base and simultaneously assumed one of the 18 National Board of Director positions. During his nearly eight years of national APA work, Len was utilized as an expert witness in multiple arbitrations and worked during several periods of National Mediation Board involvement.
In 2013 after passing the FINRA administered Series 65 Law exam, Len became qualified as an Investment Advisor Representative and has been working part-time for a firm in Exeter NH ever since.
Len is currently a voting member of the Strafford County Republican Committee and has served as its Rules Chairman for several years.
Outside interests include a passion for barefoot trick water skiing, playing soccer weekly on an adult men’s league soccer team and riding his Harley Sportster. Len is a fan and spectator of US Major League and English Premier League soccer. He also enjoys competing in a father and son Fantasy Football League.