As an expert in Change Management strategy, communication and implementation, Leesa leverages her expertise in HR, organizational behavior, and corporate communications strategy to enable digital transformation. She helps clients drive sustainable and scalable change to support innovation and efficiency in evolving business environments.
A trusted advisor to businesses of all sizes, Leesa helps organizations understand that becoming change-ready requires shifts in attitudes and mindsets to leverage new technologies and processes. She understands that lasting success is attained when underlying motivations that drive performance are included in the strategy.
The most frequent feedback from her clients is that Leesa exemplifies compassion and discretion and is able to “corral the chaos” by breaking down complex change challenges into manageable initiatives. She possesses the unique ability to ensure successful penetration of change, while maintaining the ability to connect and collaborate throughout the organization from entry level to C-suite.
The foundation of Leesa’s successful programs is a tailored approach driven by deep understanding of stakeholders and culture. Each engagement is designed to set up teams for success through engagement, empowerment and accountability. Leesa’s experience with Great Place To Work Institute helps her clients create workplace cultures that foster high-performing, collaborative, resilient teams.
As an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Leesa is committed to developing and mentoring future HR leaders. She is a member of Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC), Human Capital Institute (HCI), and eWomenNetwork.
Leesa regularly shares her expertise through speaking engagements including CBIA Human Resources Council events, SHRM, HRACC, and the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce HR Council. She holds a BS in Business Management from Northeastern University and her expertise stays relevant through advanced certifications: SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP).
A New England native, Leesa enjoys skiing, hiking, and cycling. She is always looking forward to her next adventure.
This interactive session with Leesa Schipani will explore 5 steps you can take to initiate mentoring in your organization.
Leesa Schipani will present: Asking for Feedback: A Critical Capability for Your Success! This session will explore strategies to help you grow.
May 9, 2019: In this HR Chat, Leesa Schipani talks with Amber Kendrick to discuss techniques for crafting retirement plans to suit multiple generations in the workplace.
Leesa Schipani will moderate two panel discussions - one on recruitment and the other on retention for CTMRG's "Manufacturers Only Workforce Summit".