HR Manager Lesley Hakes Admitted to Association of Legal Administrators’ (ALA) Susan L. French Emerging Leader Fellowship Program

Lewis Rice Human Resources (HR) manager Lesley Hakes has been selected to participate in the Association of Legal Administrators' (ALA) Susan L. French Emerging Leader Fellowship Program. Only two ALA members are selected annually to participate in the program, and they must demonstrate a strong desire to enhance their personal and professional leadership skills. In her first year of the two-year fellowship program, Lesley will receive a personalized series of leadership-focused coaching sessions, leadership mentoring, course curriculum, as well as registration to ALA's Chapter Leadership Institute.

Lesley has been with Lewis Rice since 2017, where she started her career as Human Resources coordinator. After four years of demonstrating strong communication and problem solving skills, as well as empathy and conscientiousness, Lesley was promoted to manager in 2021. She has been a member of ALA since 2019, serving as co-chair of Professional Development Committee as well as a member of the Membership Committee.

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