Leah Pimentel

Work History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Present

Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Diversity & Inclusion Consultant,, San Francisco Managing teams with General Managers, Directors, and Staffing Leads to develop a deep understanding of the agency's workforce diversity, inclusiveness, and retention opportunities. Partnering with Government Affairs, Community Benefits, and Communications to support community relations and external outreach related to diversity and inclusion strategies. Analyzing data to guide decision-making related to compensation, organizational composition, promotions and development, and hiring. Developing employee programs and and initiatives to inspiring and inclusive experience for all employees.
Dec 2014 - Jun 2015

Communications Consultant

Communications Consultant,, San Francisco Advised senior clients to lead business transformational change, while delivering against client expectations, customer needs, and the relationships among constituencies in the organization's extended enterprise. Engaged the general public, residents, community based organizations, and other entities in Hope SF sites affected by projects, land use, and policies. Developed business narrative and messaging that gave context to HOPE SF's portfolio of projects and long-term growth strategy, with focus on community growth.
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Engagement Consultant

Parents for Public Schools
Community Engagement Consultant,, San Francisco Planned, promoted, and presented PPS-SF enrollment-related events in San Francisco's African American community which focused on on-time enrollment into SFUSD schools. Monitored progress of program participants by using data driven program evaluation. Grew the number of families who were active participants of PPS-SF programmatic, and on-line services by 70%.
Mar 2009 - Jun 2014

Diversity Affairs Manager, Grid

Grid Alternatives
Diversity Affairs Manager,, Oakland Worked with managers to develop systemic structures to attract, motivate, retain, inspire, and promote diverse team members by managing partnerships with universities and organizations. Managed the collection, reporting and analytics of diversity data to develop and maintain the D&I scorecard to measure aspects of the company's D&I strategy, and progress against goals. Collaborated with external groups to strengthen workforce representation, workplace inclusion, and marketplace presence as a diverse and inclusive employer of choice.
Feb 2008 - Mar 2009

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator,, San Francisco Supported all fundraising efforts, including grant writing, event administration, individual donor research and cultivation, and corporate partnerships. Served as company spokesperson on proactive and reactive financial news, business performance, and crisis/social/reputation management support. Led overall leadership communications strategy development and execution.
Feb 2006 - Jan 2008

Diversity Recruiting Specialist

Diversity Recruiting Specialist, Communities of Dreams, El Paso Created the organization's vision and strategy for diversity and inclusion. Developed sourcing strategies for identifying underrepresented talent and nurturing long-term relationships. Managed programs that integrate diversity into compensation practices, performance review process, and management practices.




Sonoma State University


Dominican University of California