Leslie is a seasoned professional with over 27 years experience in health care. Leslie currently works with senior level healthcare leaders across five states for Providence Health & Services. She guides healthcare leadership through the human side of organizational change initiatives.
Leslie's industry knowledge of proven change management philosophies is solidly grounded. Leslie is Green Belt prepared in Lean Six Sigma, she is a Master Change Manager for GE's Change Acceleration Process, is a Facilitator in IMA's Accelerated Implementation Methodology, and is trained in PROSCI.
Leslie's passion is creating conditions for others people's success through mentorship, public speaking engagements and executive level coaching.
Success is achieved with Leslie via her 'boots on the ground' approach, her empowerment of existing informal leaders, her straightforward, no nonsense attitude, and her charm and humor.
Leslie's background includes involvement in social work, employee education, training and administration. Leslie's experience is thanks to long tenures at the following organizations: Providence Health & Services, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Clackamas Community College and Multnomah County Health Department.
Leslie received her Masters in Social Work over 15 years ago, and had the pleasure of developing and leading several patient and family programs as a practicing social worker at the local, state and national levels.
Leslie has provided change management consultation for multiple organizations including: OCHIN, BridgeFront, Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, the Oregon Society of Medical Assistants, Medical Management Group of Oregon, Washington & Ohio, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The American Cancer Society, Parkinson's Resources of Oregon and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.