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Leslie M. Stokes - Vice President

Leslie M. Stokes is a noted and highly respected leadership figure in health care, with extensive experience as a senior executive for prominent names in the medical, pharmaceutical and health-care world. Her unique mix of strategic perspective and practical managerial skills have made her a successful executive, a popular speaker, advisor, interim CEO, mentor and advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion.

Based in the Chicago office, Leslie plays a prominent role in serving Vetted Solutions clients nationwide, with particular focus on the increasingly demanding leadership needs of the health-care sector.

Her resume includes service as Interim CEO of the American Brain Tumor Association in Chicago and a Senior Vice President role for the American Medical Association, as well as senior executive positions for Baxter Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and Merck. Her skills in strategic analysis and operational management helped drive improvements in revenue and member growth, market development, service delivery and other elements of organizational success.

She also is recognized for her service and engagement in a number of professional, academic and civic groups and has spoken or presented for many including BWISE (the Black Women in Science and Engineering Stem Program), the National Black MBA Association and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Teenage Mentoring Program. She continues to be sought after as a speaker on diversity, inclusion, professional coaching and mentoring, notably for organizations in the health care and life sciences arena.

Leslie holds an MBA in International Business from Temple University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing from Pennsylvania State University.

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