Leon Telesmanich

How do your colleagues describe you?

“Leon is genuine. He likes working with others, is cooperative and friendly. Leon leads by example and holds himself to a high standard.”

Why do you do what you do?

I am excited to have an opportunity to help our community’s small businesses! My background has been working for medium and large corporations, and I believe working with small businesses will provide a greater connection with the people I may help. The importance of small business to Tillamook County’s economy and employment motivates me to succeed.


Leon Telesmanich is a graduate of Portland State University with a Bachelors Degree in Finance/Law. He has spent a 25-year career in sales and business management. He knows the benefits that come from collaboratively working with others, appreciates the value of customer service and the goodwill that comes with a fine reputation. Recognizing the professional and personal help he has been given by so many people over the years, Leon is inspired to be a positive influence in the lives of others. As a resident of Tillamook County, he is a stakeholder in the health of the local economy and its small businesses. The challenges ahead will hold opportunities for many rewarding experiences.