Leonard "Len" Forkas is an, entrepreneur, author, inspirational speaker, athlete and benefactor. He is the founder of Milestone Communications, a Virginia-based company that develops, owns and manages wireless communication towers. He has 25 years experience as an investor and developer of commercial and residential real estate in the Washington DC region. He is a past trustee and member of the board of directors for the Urban Land Institute and the Greater Washington YMCA. In addition, Forkas founded Hopecam, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps children with cancer overcome social isolation. Forkas has also competed in numerous Ironman Triathlon events, mountain bike, ultra-marathon and ultra-cycling competitions and successfully completed the 2012 3,000 mile Race Across America. In

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  • Leonard "Len" Forkas is an, entrepreneur, author, inspirational speaker, athlete and benefactor. He is the founder of Milestone Communications, a Virginia-based company that develops, owns and manages wireless communication towers. He has 25 years experience as an investor and developer of commercial and residential real estate in the Washington DC region. He is a past trustee and member of the board of directors for the Urban Land Institute and the Greater Washington YMCA. In addition, Forkas founded Hopecam, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps children with cancer overcome social isolation. Forkas has also competed in numerous Ironman Triathlon events, mountain bike, ultra-marathon and ultra-cycling competitions and successfully completed the 2012 3,000 mile Race Across America. In 2013 he hiked to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with his college age son Matthew, a cancer survivor. In June 2014 he published the book What Spins the Wheel: Leadership Lessons from our Race for Hope and was featured on WJLA-TV ABC, WTTG Fox 5, Fox & Friends and CNN Anderson Cooper 360°. (en)
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  • Matthew Forkas, Viena Forkas
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  • Lakewood, OH
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  • What Spins the Wheel: Leadership Lessons from our race for hope
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  • Leonard Forkas Sr. Patricia Forkas
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  • Michael Forkas, Deborah Forkas, Laureen Forkas
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  • Elizabeth Forkas
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  • Leonard "Len" Forkas is an, entrepreneur, author, inspirational speaker, athlete and benefactor. He is the founder of Milestone Communications, a Virginia-based company that develops, owns and manages wireless communication towers. He has 25 years experience as an investor and developer of commercial and residential real estate in the Washington DC region. He is a past trustee and member of the board of directors for the Urban Land Institute and the Greater Washington YMCA. In addition, Forkas founded Hopecam, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps children with cancer overcome social isolation. Forkas has also competed in numerous Ironman Triathlon events, mountain bike, ultra-marathon and ultra-cycling competitions and successfully completed the 2012 3,000 mile Race Across America. In (en)
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