Leah Cohen-McHale, Director, Human Resources

Leah Cohen-McHale serves as Brillient’s Director, Human Resources, responsible for design, implementation, and management of strategic people enablement initiatives across the organization that align organizational processes with key business strategies and initiatives. She is also responsible for HR Operations for Brillient Corporate/HQ, National Security Division, Federal Civilian Division, Health Division, and Intelligent Solutions Division.

With over 10 years of progressive HR and project experience and over five years of management experience, Leah has demonstrated achievements in HR competencies across various industries, including for- and non-profit organizations of varying sizes, to include the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Independent Benefit Services (now Gallagher), Serco North America, and Salient CRGT.

Leah obtained her M.S. in Human Resource Development from Villanova University and a B.S. in Business and Studio Art from James Madison University. For recognition of superior scholarship in her graduate/higher education studies (ranking top in her class) and HRD Department Head nomination, Leah is an active member of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi. She also holds certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Trainer for Situational Leadership II with Ken Blanchard Companies, and Kolbe Specialist with Kolbe Corp.