Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, McKesson
Leah Truscott is the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at McKesson Corporation. Leah acts as an internal consultant, working to support business leaders, HR business partners and internal employee groups on all aspects of DE&I for the enterprise. With over 25+ years of talent management and organizational development experience, she has had leading roles in DE&I, leadership and organizational development, performance management, employee engagement, succession planning, compensation, and international mobility. She is also an executive coach, facilitator and mentor.
Leah sees her primary role as helping employees bring their best selves to work, and helping leaders effectively develop their own skills and the capabilities of their teams. She has a personal mission to help employees understand alignment with corporate goals and reach their highest potential. In particular, she has worked extensively to help women and people of color accelerate to leadership positions through training and development, and has created mentoring and coaching programs and specific programs for high-potential leaders.
Prior to McKesson, her previous work history has taken her from city government to oil and gas, commercial aviation, high-tech software, food service, and the chemical industries. She has worked with employees at every level of the organization on various change and other organization-wide initiatives.
Leah holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Organizational Communication and Behavior from Texas A&M University and a post-graduate certification in Organizational Development from Georgetown University.
Outside of work, Leah is the Associate Chair with the Humble-Kingwood Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., the secretary for her neighborhood HOA, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She serves on the Wine Garden Committee with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and volunteers often in and around the city of Houston. Leah enjoys time with friends, running 10K and half-marathon races, and is an award-winning baker and a creative cook of Creole food. Located in The Woodlands, TX, she and her husband, John, enjoy spending time with their adult children and spoiling their two young grandchildren.
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