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Leonard Caric

Leonard Caric


Adjunct Faculty

In 2010, Len co-founded AmericanArk Films with Mark Fallone.

Under AmericanArk Films, Len was Executive Producer and Producer of HENRY HORNBOSTEL: IN ARCHITECTURE AND LEGACY. This production aired on WQED, Pittsburgh Public Television Station in 2013 and currently appears in rotation. The film was selected for the 2014 Napa Valley Film Festival. Len also Produced and Directed ROOF OF THE WORLD which was also featured on WQED.

Len was President of McKnight Cylinder in Ruffs Dale, PA. He and business partner, Jim Rudolph purchased the company in 1998 and within 15 months, Len grew revenues by 100 percent over the previous owner’s sales, expanded business systems and re-engineered the company. For this success, Len was named a 2002 Ernst & Young Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Western Pennsylvania. He sold the business to AmeriGas and led its transition with the new owner. Len and Jim Rudolph teamed up again in 2014 and purchased Uncle Charley’s Sausage Company, a regional fresh sausage company located in Vandergrift, PA, now serving seven states. Len is President and Chief Executive Officer.

Len is an Adjunct Instructor in the Master of Entertainment Industry Management program at Carnegie Mellon University and also at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business. Len received a BA degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN and earned his MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

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