about our chairman and founder


Leonard Quimby is the founder and Chairman of Sonherd. Mr. Quimby worked for over 30 years in the financial services industry ranging from distribution to corporate. He began his career in the late 80’s in distribution and agency management, eventually working his way to Director.  From this he was brought to LCS Marketing as its President growing that company to the LCS Family of Companies which included a consulting company, marketing company, call center functions, a leadership academy and ultimately becoming its Chairman. He has started  over 6 companies and sold over three successful business ventures. Mr. Quimby has also designed and implemented complex financial instruments being used today in some of the nation’s largest financial institutions. Mr. Quimby is also the founder of Advanced Financial Solutions, a high end financial services company that works with a very limited clientele. He is a member and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Society of Certified Retirement Financial Advisors. Mr. Quimby also serves on the Board of Directors for OTM Marketing Services, ReQu, TAFEB and several other non-profits and charities. Previously he was a board member for The Harbor Center for Kids, Planwell Associates in Las Vegas, Sandhill Retirement Solutions and ABCA. He has been a CASA, a volunteer position over-seeing kids in the foster care system. Mr. Quimby is a mentor for NACET, Northern Arizona Center for Technology and Entrepreneurship.  https://www.flagstaffbusinessnews.com/moonshot-mentors-bringing-expertise-to-local-startups/ 

Mr. Quimby first retired in his late 30's and became an educator and Director of Athletics. http://blog.riosalado.edu/2010/03/retirees-heading-back-to-school-for.html. He has taught classes to adjudicated youth, served in academic administrative functions and has been generous with his time to assist local troubled teens in the fields of academics and athletics. His experience working with some of the largest financial services companies in the world and their their executives, legislators, school boards, administrators, unions and America’s leading corporate executives, coupled with the experience of bringing all those stake holders together has been the signature of Mr. Quimby’s business career.