Christine Mahin, Vice President, Ricky Pattillo, Engineering Director, Rachel Cushing, Media Director, and Scott Sanders, Associate Creative Director, head the new team.
Richard J. Lenz, founder and president/CEO for 30 years, is retiring and becoming a consultant. John Lenz, a Vice President since 1992, is leaving to work with Viral Solutions, a customer.
Lenz, Inc. appointed Mike Killeen as president and CEO. Vice President of Marketing Mike joined Lenz in 2002.
“It is a privilege and honor to assume this new role and help lead Lenz towards a very bright future,” Killeen stated. Richard and John taught me everything about business and life. My two dearest buddies will always be there for me and the firm. I’m thankful they took a risk on me 20 years ago, invested so much in my growth, and helped set the firm and myself up for success. They are generous, talented, visionary, and hardworking.”
“The company is great hands,” stated Richard Lenz. Mike is the best person to lead Lenz in its next chapter, and I’m excited for the company, personnel, and clients. Mike has a bright and experienced staff to back his vision, and I’m sure he’ll lead the firm to greater heights.”
John Lenz noted, “Lenz has never been in a stronger position than it is now, and Mike helped make that happen.”
Killeen now owns the firm.
Killeen holds a BA in journalism from Georgia and an MBA from Georgia College. Since 2016, he’s taught healthcare marketing at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health.
Strategic healthcare marketing agency Lenz was founded in 1992.