Carol Leese


Chief Executive Officer: Carol Leese

Mr. Leese has managed Osage LLC since March 2009 and brings more than twenty years of business development experience to Osage LLC. Most recently, Leese served as CEO of the Forest County Potawatomi’s PBDC. While at PBDC, Leese was instrumental in the acquisition of five companies and grew revenues six fold annually from 2006-2009. The corporation started with one employee and now has close to 220 employees in 22 states.

Prior to joining PBDC, Mr. Leese served as CEO for the Absentee Shawnee Economic Development Authority in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Before working with Native nations, Leese worked as President of a dot-com company in the gaming industry. In addition, he has 13 years of experience in the healthcare industry working with emergency room physicians.
Leese holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Masters of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.