The Business Woman of Excellence Award | Large Business Award was presented to Leslie Day-Harrell, Executive Vice President, Associate Experience and Head of Corporate Real Estate at Jackson Healthcare. Leslie works with associates to develop an overarching strategy created to help ensure positive employment experiences, including career and personal growth, physical, emotional and financial health, and spiritual and social wellbeing. She also works to advance the company’s ongoing commitment to serve others. In addition to spearheading various donation drives for their non-profit partners, Leslie and her team oversee the company’s Fostering Holiday Hope initiative for North Fulton foster children, providing gifts for more than 720 children. She also works with LoveLifts Village, providing coworking space for 15 local non-profit organizations at a reduced cost. Leslie also serves in the North Fulton community through board positions on Sunshine on a Ranney Day, YMCA and after school programs.
“Throughout my 11-year tenure at Jackson Healthcare, one of my key priorities has been to empower our people and help them thrive in all aspects of their lives. From designing environments to experiences, my purpose is grounded in a strong desire and commitment to serving and caring for others,” said Leslie. “I’m grateful to have an intentional and meaningful impact on the lives of more than 1,600 associates as well as the many nonprofit organizations we serve locally and globally.”