Leonard P. Slotkowski, Jr. is a consultant for several organizations in the food industry and director of business development for a company that provides green products and solutions to Fortune 500 and 100 companies. After graduating from Loyola University with a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in education, Mr. Slotkowski began his career in education. Later, he entered his family’s meat and sausage-making business, from which he retired in June 2011.
Mr. Slotkowski studied abroad during his junior year at Loyola University Chicago’s Rome Center and has returned to Rome several times as an alumni guest speaker. He also volunteers for the John Felice Rome Center’s annual student trip to Poland. He is one of the founding members of the JFRC Alumni Board, having served over 12 years on the board and as president for four years. He is the recipient of the first John Felice Award for exemplary leadership in business and support to the Rome Center. Mr. Slotkowski remains active in several community organizations and charities. The Wisconsin Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Chicago Lighthouse, and the Guild for the Blind are particularly important to Mr. Slotkowski for all the support and assistance they have given his brother and son who are both legally blind.