Leanne Wheeler is a United States Air Force Veteran and Principal of Wheeler Advisory Group LLC, who resides in Aurora, Colorado. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and has extensive training and leadership in Performance Excellence, Software Development Life Cycle, Energy and Aerospace Sectors, and the Nonprofit Community. Additionally, Leanne has served on several Boards of Directors and Commissions, in the 7-county Metro area.
In 1992, she received an honorable discharge, and culminated her military service with duty at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base (NORAD), in Colorado Springs, CO. Leanne’s post-military career led her to Raytheon where she served in roles of increasing responsibility in the areas of Software, Program, and Quality Management. After the economic downturn of 2008, and following a bout with housing instability and homelessness, Leanne went on to launch her management consultancy business in 2010.
Leanne is a Leadership Aurora alum, she has served on the Aurora Youth Commission under a previous administration, and is serving a current appointment to the Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee. Recent notable leadership efforts, in partnership with community, include the statewide Proposition 111 ballot initiative win, and the successful appeal to Aurora City Council, enabling the construction of the Providence at the Heights, a multi-million dollar Permanent Supportive Housing development, in the heart of Aurora.