Darin Leonard is a professional with over 25 years of diversified experience incorporating enterprise-wide leadership within the Fortune 500, as well as a mid-market and high growth leadership background.
At OneAccord, he served as the regional managing principal for the Northwest from January 2008 to July 2013 and was responsible for supporting a powerful and gifted group of Partners/Principals, as well as coordinating market relations and business development. Currently, he is a senior partner and CEO of Dream Dinners, a OneAccord client. During his tenure at OneAccord, Darin has developed breakthrough growth for clients ranging from early stage through to the Fortune 500. He has a diverse bio of client success stories in consumer goods, manufacturing, retail, franchise and professional services. His practice has developed into a focus on Entrepreneurs struggling to scale, organizations that are stuck for reasons they can’t identify, companies facing transitions, generational transfers and turnarounds. Darin has a gift to drive to the core quickly and deliver the truth in a way that can be both received and implemented.
Before he joined OneAccord, Darin launched the Maytag Store concept where he served as CEO. Prior to that, Darin held executive leadership positions in sales, marketing, merchandising and product development through to manufacturing within the Maytag Corporation. He possesses vertical expertise in the areas of leadership that scales, growth strategy, channel sales, marketing, media planning, product development, enterprise/departmental integration, all based on a strong cultural foundation. During his tenure at Maytag, he led national sales organizations, negotiated annual contracts in excess of $300MM, managed marketing budgets in excess of $32MM and led functional areas that incorporated manufacturing, R&D, logistics, I.T. and finance into the sales process with key clients. Prior to his work with Maytag, Darin held numerous sales & leadership roles with the Jenn-Air and Magic Chef companies.
“I am not the type of person who gives accolades easily but we were stunned at the level of discovery your team ascertained and how practical the recommendations were…OneAccord not only met our expectations but exceeded them on a strategic level, as well as a tactical level.”
"Darin is an experienced, insightful and highly professional leader who has effectively assisted our Wall Street clients better understand the durable goods industry.”