Glen Wright, Chairman – LeanCor LLC and LeanCor Canada Inc.
Glen Wright served as the Chair of Hydro One Inc. where he reorganized its governance structure and management teams. Mr. Wright also served as the Chair of Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (formerly the Workers’ Compensation Board), where he led a major restructuring.
He has extensive experience in public policy and government, having been a key political adviser to a number of National and Provincial leaders. He also served as a Member and Co-Chair of the International Democratic Union, an organization representing political parties from 32 countries.
Glen served as a Member of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, created as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and served as the Chair of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC). JPAC is composed of five representatives from each NAFTA country.
Glen’s private sector career has focused primarily on the insurance and actuary fields where he founded and operated one of the top ten pension and benefit companies in Canada. In addition, he has served on the Board of a wide range of corporations in the environmental, technology and manufacturing sectors. He is currently serving as the Chairman of Waterloo North Hydro, an electricity utility, and Chairman of the Council for Clean & Reliable Electricity.
He has participated in a variety of charitable and not-for-profit Boards including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Wilfrid Laurier University.
Robert Martichenko, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Robert O. Martichenko is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LeanCor Supply Chain Group. LeanCor Supply Chain Group is a trusted supply-chain partner with a mission to advance the world’s supply chains. Robert is an industry thought leader and has spent over 25 years learning and implementing lean and operational excellence with a focus on end-to-end supply chain management across a wide array of industries.
Robert’s mission is to embrace the role of the “Human CEO” where respect, empathy, relationships, education, courage and critical thinking still matter for businesses to remain relevant and competitive. As a professional speaker, Robert addresses topics such as “Building Cultures of Continuous Improvement,” “The Power of Narrative Leadership,” “Discovering Hidden Profit,” and “Make Work Meaningful: The Human CEO’s Strategy.”
He volunteers on multiple advisory boards and educational institutions, and has received several prominent industry awards. Most notably, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the highest recognition achievable for professionals in the supply chain industry.
Robert has written several business books, most recently, Discovering Hidden Profit. His other books include two Shingo Research award-winning books: People: A leader’s day-to-day guide to building, managing, and sustaining lean organizations and Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream. Additionally, Robert is the author of Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade and Lean Six Sigma Logistics. His debut novel, Drift and Hum, has won multiple awards including the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Winner Award for Best First Book-Fiction. He has also written two children’s books, It’s Perfect Being Me and A Day Well Spent.
Robert complements his professional experience with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, an MBA in Finance, and a Six Sigma Black Belt. Born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, he and his family have lived in the United States for the past two decades.
Corinne Martichenko graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto. She began her career working for the Secretary of State, Walter McLean on Parliament Hill while living in Canada. Following this, she moved to Kitchener, Ontario to pursue work in the financial investment industry. She gradually moved into Group Benefits where she consulted in employee benefits and health care management.
Corinne, along with her late father, Jack Hines, are both original investors in Leancor LLC. She is an owner as well as a Board Member.
Corinne is actively engaged in her community as a service volunteer, fundraiser, and organizer for various committees for education, tennis and equestrian activities as well as supporter of multiple service organizations.