- Successfully completed over 10 operational and financial turnarounds including exit strategies since 2002
- Effectively accomplished over 14 mandates in past 24 months
- Successfully executed the sale of Great Western Leasing and Sales to Headhaul Capital Partners and Argosy Investment Partners
Mr. Lentz expertise spans across all of G2’s service practice groups and Transportation & Logistics sub-sectors of focus which include, but at are not limited to the ecommerce fulfillment, asset lite logistics, final mile, 3PL, specialty hauling, air cargo, and freight forwarding sectors.
Prior to joining G2 Capital Advisors, Mr. Lentz served as CEO at WLG Logistics, an international mid-tier freight forwarder with annual revenues of $220 million and over 300 employees. In 2008, Mr. Lentz was recruited and appointed as CEO to restructure the U.S. organization, integrate the company after multiple acquisitions, and turnaround performance. During his time at WLG, Mr. Lentz increased margins by over 50%, reduced overhead and expenses by over 20%, implemented and integrated a full enterprise IT system, and combined five separate U.S. companies into one synergized entity.
Additionally, Mr. Lentz spent 23 years with Ryder Logistics. His final position with Ryder was as global vice president of sales & marketing, where he built the division up from $100 million in 1988 to $2.4 billion in 2000.
Ron holds a BA in Accounting, Business Management, and Speech Communications from Augustana College. Ron is a member of the Board of Advisors for Lanetix, a cloud-based company leading the revolution in logistics commercial operations.
Ron is regarded as an “Industry Expert” at multiple conferences and speaking engagements. A lifelong resident in Chicagoland area, Ron is happily married to his wife Julienne for 35 years. Ron’s passions include being a ‘Wish Granter’ for “Make A Wish Foundation” for over 20 years, as well as his love for skiing, golf, basketball and outdoor activities.