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Elliot Lehman

Elliot Lehman, cochairman of FEL-PRO, Inc.

Elliot Lehman
Elliot Lehman

Lehman, is co-chair emeritus of Fel-Pro, Inc., a manufacturer of gaskets, sealants and lubricants for automotive and industrial usage. Elliot was widely celebrated for his industry and civic leadership. Family-owned and managed Fel-Pro was nationally known for family-friendly benefits, harmonious labor-management programs, and outstanding profitability. The company has been consistently honored by Fortune and Working Mother as an innovator in creating a family-friendly workplace. Lehman initiated groundbreaking policies such as family leave, flexible hours and job-sharing. In 1993, he was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame for his impact on labor and management. That same year, President Clinton requested that Fel-Pro be present at the landmark signing of the national Family Leave Act. The company was the only corporation to have a representative there.

Elliot Lehman is a Founding Board member of Winning Workplaces, was also the founder and President of Project Team, a program established to train the socially disadvantaged to become automotive mechanics. He earned numerous management awards, helped develop training programs for the socially disadvantaged, and has been a longtime advocate for children. He and his wife, Frances, have three children, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. They enjoy traveling and spend their summers at their home on Martha’s Vineyard.

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