Leslie (Les) Schlaegel

Associate Vice President, Benefits, Stanford University

Reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, Les Schlaegel is responsible for the design, administration and communication of the employee benefit programs for approximately 16,000 faculty and staff, 4,500 retirees as well as more than 2,000 Post Doctoral Fellows.

Prior to joining Stanford in 2006, Les earned over 26 years of employee benefits experience with various governmental agencies and several fortune 500 companies, working on both their domestic and international benefit programs. In addition, Les was a founder of the Purchaser Business Group on Health.

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