Les Vail is very passionate about giving back to the community at large and has only accepted positions in which he believes in the organization’s mission and feels he can be an asset. With 35+ years of sales, management and entrepreneurial experience, Les thrives on developing relationships and growing the community, which earned him the distinction of being named the New Jersey Governor’s Jefferson Award for Executive Leadership Medal Honoree. Les is thrilled to part of the GREENCROWN Energy & Water team as Senior Manager, Business Development and still has speaking engagements on relationship development, networking and corporate growth on GREENCROWN Energy & Water’s behalf.
Les currently serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, March of Dimes Philadelphia Region Board of Directors and was Chair for the 2013 & 2014 Gloucester County March for Babies. He is a member of the American Cancer Society Board of Directors, People for People Board of Directors, Visit South Jersey Board of Directors and is currently Chair of the Gloucester County Workforce Development Board, Chair for the Rowan College of South Jersey Foundation Board, Honorary Commander Emeritus Joint Base M-D-L and continues to serve as Master of Ceremony, Boy Scouts Annual Distinguished Citizen of the Year Dinner.
In 2019, Les was awarded New Jersey Business Industry Association’s Non-Profit Executive of the Year. Les’s accomplishments to the community and business have been recognized by his peers where he most recently received:
- Boy Scouts of America – Distinguished Citizen Award
- Nonprofit Development Council – Chairman’s Award
- South Jersey Biz – Top 25 Executives of the Year
- Burlington County Regional Chamber – Chairman’s Award of Excellence
- South Jersey Biz – Power 50
- South Jersey Magazine – 2017 Men of the Year
- NJ Governors Jefferson Award – Executive Leadership
- NJBIA – 2019 Nonprofit Executive of the Year
Les’s proudest accomplishment is the life he shares with his Family.