Leonard “Lennie” Adams’s responsibilities include the Global Irrigation Division, Valmont Tubular Products, and Cascade Earth Sciences (CES, a water reuse company located in Oregon).

Lennie began his career at Valmont in 1978 upon graduation from college. He has held numerous accounting and controller positions in the Poles and Tubing divisions. In 1995, he accepted the role of vice president of operations in the Poles Division. This was followed by the roles of vice president and general manager of the Industrial Products Division and subsequently the position of president for the Coatings and Tubing Division. In 2005, Lennie became the president of the North American Irrigation and Tubing Divisions. In January of 2009, he accepted the role of group president for Global Irrigation.

Lennie served two terms on the Fremont Area United Way Board, with one term as president. He has also served for six years on the Fremont Area Community Foundation board. Currently he serves on the board of directors for the College World Series of Omaha, Inc.

Lennie received his B.S. in Accounting from Wayne State College (Nebraska) in 1978. In 1991, he obtained a C.P.A. designation, and in 1996 he completed the executive M.B.A program from Stanford University.