Office Location:
280 Granite Run Drive, Suite 300
Lancaster, PA 17601

Phone: 717-556-1068
Email: LBell@graniteHRconsulting.com

Leslie Elsner Bell

Executive Director

Leslie is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of executive human resources expertise. Her experience spans across all types of businesses and organizations in various industries. For example, some industries include high technology telecom, engineering, manufacturing, publishing, and privatized education. Her expertise encompasses strategic staffing, benefits and compensation, training, employee relations, compliance and the full human resources arena.

As a consultant, she is proficient in the full spectrum of human resource skills and expertise ranging from small to mid-size organizations who require special project completion or are without in-house human resources staff. Examples of the support she can provide include HR program development, compensation and benefits, employee handbooks, recruiting, compliance due diligence, and much more.

Leslie has been instrumental in more than 15 mergers and acquisitions throughout her career. In addition, she was responsible for the staffing strategies contributing to the growth of Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. from 180 to 2000 employees within a two year span. Most recently, she served in the full-time capacity of VP, Human Resources for Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC. At this position, she oversaw the myriad staffing related issues involved after a devastating business fire and recovery as well as contributed to a Department of Homeland Security onsite inspection.

Leslie has been quoted in the PA State Association of Boroughs (Dec 2017), Business Woman Magazine, The Baltimore Business Journal, Folio Magazine, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Daily Record and The Washington Times for her expertise on recruitment, staffing and retention issues.  She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management, York Society of Human Resources Management (YSHRM), Hanover Area Human Resources Association (HAHRA), Chesapeake Human Resources Association (CHRA), and the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Gettysburg College. She has received the distinguished honor from Governor Rendell and the PA Department of Community and Economic Development to be named one of Pennsylvania’s Best Fifty (50) Women in Business for 2009.