Steve Wood, CEO
Steve Wood is President and CEO of Work Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. He joined the company as Vice President of Planning and Chief Financial Officer in 1996 and was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in 2000. Pre-LG Steve spent seventeen years in the banking industry in Maine and New Hampshire and five years growing his consulting practice in strategic planning, organizational change and financial management. Steve was also an adjunct faculty member at SNHU for from 1994-2013. Steve received his undergraduate degree from University of Maine and his MBA from Northeastern University.
Interesting fact – I lived all over the U.S. as a child – my father was an Admiral in the Coast Guard. As an Eagle Scout I participated in President Nixon’s 1968 inauguration and…I have met every President except Jimmy Carter since meeting President Nixon.
Favorite past time... Small boat sailing; playing with my young granddaughter
Why Leddy? Our mission is the only mission I have ever been able to personally commit to!
Mary Leddy, Vice Chairman, COO
Mary started with us in 1990 right out of college and has worked in every position with our sister company, Work Opportunities Unlimited, AND with Leddy Group. She is an alum of UNH, majoring in English, and earned her MBA from SNHU.
Interesting fact - Mary will never say this but we’ll say this…the values and morals of this company emanate from her.
Favorite past time... golf, travel, and wine.
Why Leddy? My last name LOL!!!
Gayle Henderson, CTO
Gayle started with us in 2016 as our CTO. Pre-LG she had over 25 years in Accounting, HR, culture, operations, staffing, sales, marketing, project management, software implementations and technology. Gayle is an alum of St. John Fisher College ( BS in Accounting).
Interesting fact - I love to travel!
Favorite indulgence, past time, hobby… my family, dog, walking, skiing, the beach, general outdoors
Why Leddy? Great people with a wonderful mission. I feel like indirectly I’m helping people find jobs and changing people's lives in a positive way.
Patty McGrail, Senior Vice President
Patty began her career with Leddy Group in May 1994 as a Staffing Coordinator; promoted to Branch Manager in 1997; to Vice President in 1998; and to her current role of Senior Vice President June 2007. Patty has been with us since we launched Leddy Group in 1994…touching every division, every market, every aspect of the business. Pre-LG she worked 9 years at a national warehouse and distribution center as a Manager for their customer service department.
Interesting fact: My husband, Tom, and I just started taking cooking and dance classes. I’ll be able to teach everyone how to salsa dance in no time... Haha – NOT!
Favorite indulgence, past time, hobby… enjoy snowmobiling, boating, motorcycle riding, kayaking, and snowshoeing but most of all enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Why Leddy? So many reasons – I can’t even imagine not working for the company, it’s like my 2nd family! The organization has awarded me the opportunity to grow and develop new skills, every day! The gratification received each and every day as we change the lives of so many people is unspeakable.
Susannah Chance, VP Human Resources
Susannah started with us in 1996 as a Resource Specialist, promoted to RVP, then ultimately VP HR. She designs and delivers training (which includes our extensive archive of webinars) for both our internal team and to local businesses on a variety of H.R. and leadership subjects. Pre-LG she worked for 5 years in a scientific training organization. Susannah is an alum of Iowa State University earning both her BBA and MBA.
Interesting fact - recently hiked R2R (rim to rim) in a day at the Grand Canyon.
Favorite indulgence, past time, hobby… Outside – whether hiking, gardening, or with my dogs.
Why Leddy? The work we do is so impactful – we connect people to life-changing opportunities. I could do that work at many places, but I do it at Leddy because we are committed to work collaboratively, honestly, and ethically. I can’t imagine working anywhere else.