Leslie Day-Harrell, CID Vice Chair, Jackson Healthcare

As executive vice president of associate experience at Jackson Healthcare, Leslie Day-Harrell leads the overarching strategy and unified approach to the associate experience. This includes careers, environments and opportunities that enable associates to thrive and that support health and wellbeing in all areas of their lives – physical and emotional health, career and personal growth, financial health, and spiritual and social wellbeing. As a Certified Applied Positive Psychology practitioner, she designs experiences that reinforce the company’s culture, build community and foster engagement.

In addition, Leslie serves as the head of corporate real estate and operations for the organization’s corporate campus and as the liaison for its locations in other states. In this capacity, she directs property and facility management and provides oversight of campus amenities that include a world-class fitness center and multiple dining operations.

Leslie has managed approximately two million square feet of corporate real estate in Atlanta since 1994. She has distinctions as a Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) and holds her CAM license with the GREC. Leslie has received various industry awards during her career and is affiliated with professional organizations BOMA, IREM and CREW. Prior to Jackson Healthcare, she was a senior property manager with Childress Klein Properties. Leslie is a graduate of the University of Georgia.