Welcome to LEAP HR: State & Local Government

LEAP HR: State & Local Government is your best opportunity to uncover how the most forward-thinking state and local government HR leaders are going beyond what has previously been possible to build the HR strategies that will enable them to compete with the private sector more effectively for top administrative and front-line workers 


Step inside 20+ case studies of how HR is challenging traditional thinking across state, county, and city government organizations - and leave with the inspiration you need to make real, meaningful change in own organization.  View the full conference program > 


Plus, take part in adedicated Federal Focus Day (separately bookable) to find out how the country’s most forward-looking agencies are radically overcoming common hurdles in talent retention, recruitment, employee engagement, DEI initiatives and much more.  View the Federal Focus Day > 


Step Inside 20+ Case Studies From 2022 :

state of la

How Los Angeles is better communicating DEI initiatives within government to elevate awareness and in turn, propel employee engagement to make government an inclusive place to work  


How the District of Columbia developed an award-winning ‘Workplace Re-Entry” guide to enhance employee engagement during and after the pandemic


How Hennepin County is embracing flexible work to engage and retain the public sector talent it needs to provide a high-quality service to citizens in 2022 and beyond


How the City of Philadelphia is breaking away from archaic standard practices to expand its candidate pool

state of alabama

How the State of Alabama is tackling the ‘Great Resignation’ and the current ‘culture of change’  



How the State of Oregon has transformed its employee experience through a simple, thoughtful and cost-effective initiative

2022 Speakers:

Ben Keenan

HR Chief Strategy Officer

State of Iowa

Lindsey Maxwell

Chief Human Resources Director

Washington D.C

Quinton Herbert

Chief Human Capital Officer

City of Baltimore

Veronica Marshall

HR Director


Catherine Spage

Human Resource Director

County of Fairfax

Karen Burke

Director of Human Resources

City of Fort Collins

Lisa Garrett

Director of Personnel

County of Los Angeles

Michael Rossman

Chief Human Resource Officer

County of Hennepin

Our 2022 Partners: