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Leah grew up in Woodford County, but relocated to Lexington in 2014 to attend the University of Kentucky.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing in 2017. Leah is currently employed as a Human Resources Analyst for the Forcht Group of Kentucky where she focuses on HRIS implementation and the configuration processes.  She has also had much success corroborating on the graphic design of recruiting ads for Forcht Group as well as payroll, reporting, and analytics. Leah worked for Forcht Bank previously as an intern in the Marketing Department, while in school.


Leah is a National SHRM member and was recognized as the 2nd Annual Bluegrass SHRM Certification Scholarship recipient which afforded her the opportunity to obtain her SHRM-CP credentials in 2021.


She has served on the Internal Communications Committee for BGSHRM since 2020 where she has taken on responsibilities of acting designer and editor for the BGSHRM Gazette newsletter. In addition, Leah voluntarily serves her community through numerous non-profit organizations including joyfully spending her time as a  “Blue Shirt” member with her church.


Leah is also a United States Tennis Association (USTA) member and enjoys weekly competitions on the tennis court.  Additionally, she spends time on the volleyball courts with a local Lexington volleyball league. When she’s not breaking a sweat, you can find her reading, crocheting, or caring for her numerous houseplants. 

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