Leesa Schipani  |  Partner

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 a 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), Connecticut Manufacturers’ Resource Group (CTmrg) and eWomenNetwork.

Leesa regularly shares her expertise through speaking engagements and panel moderation including CBIA events, SHRM, HRACC, CTmrg and financial industry and non-profit associations. She holds a BS in Business Management from Northeastern University and her expertise stays relevant through advanced certifications: Master Facilitator, SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP).

A New England native, Leesa enjoys skiing, hiking, and cycling. She is always looking forward to her next adventure.

Let’s create a win-win culture so your employees, and your organization, can prosper.

KardasLarson is a human resources and business consulting firm that maximizes employee performance so people and organizations prosper.