Chief Human Resources Officer

Leslie Neitzel

Leslie Neitzel is Carrot's Chief Human Resources Officer. In her role, Leslie oversees human resources, cultural initiatives, and talent acquisition, engagement, and retention. Since she joined the company in 2021, Leslie has led significant growth of the Carrot team, tripling headcount and hiring team members in more than 40 states across the U.S. Under Leslie’s leadership, Carrot has received numerous workplace awards, including Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Healthcare, Quartz Best Companies for Remote Workers, and Great Place to Work and Age-Friendly Employer certifications. 

Leslie has spent nearly 20 years in human resources, working in a variety of people operations, training and leadership roles for large corporations to high-growth startups, including Bank of America, Tribune Media, SAP SuccessFactors, ServiceMax, and Pendo. In these roles, she helped scale people operations and teams globally. 

Leslie earned her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and her MBA from Loyola University Chicago. 

Leslie is passionate about building diverse and inclusive organizations that create lasting impact. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and two young sons.


MBA, Loyola University Chicago

BA, North Carolina State University

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