Leslie Schlaegel

Associate Vice President, Benefits, Stanford University , Palo Alto, California

Reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, Les is responsible for the design, administration and communication of the employee benefits program for approximately 17,500 faculty and staff, 4,500 retirees as well as nearly 1,800 Post Doctorial Fellows.

Prior to joining Stanford in 2006, Les earned over 26 years of employee benefits experience with several fortune 500 companies working on both their domestic and international programs. In addition, Les was a founding father of both the Pacific Business Group on Health and the Institute for Medical Quality, a subsidiary of the California Medical Association.

Mr. Schlaegel earned his MS degree in Comprehensive Health Planning from UCLA.