Michelle LeBlanc is Chief People Officer for Horizon. Mrs. LeBlanc oversees all aspects and strategy of human resources, organization development, diversity equity and inclusion, culture evolution, recruiting and retention. She is also responsible for leading culture transformation that focuses on Horizon’s values, providing strategic and day-to-day performance management guidance, leading employee relations, compliance matters, and driving internal communications.
Prior to joining Horizon, Mrs. LeBlanc has served in Human Resource leadership roles for several global Fortune 500 organizations, primarily in the oil and gas industry. She began her career in recruiting for a prestigious offshore drilling company. In this recruitment space, she found a real passion for helping others grow and improve, and she quickly moved into a Corporate Learning and Development team. Over the last 15 years, Mrs. LeBlanc has developed global competency programs, rolled-out organizational HR technology systems and supported internal client groups for over 8,000 employees. Mrs. LeBlanc also held a similar role with a manufacturing start-up organization in which she built and managed the entire human capital framework and employee population for the company. Although she has extensive experience in all areas of HR, her passion and focus is always on efforts to continuously improve and enhance the employee experience.
Mrs. LeBlanc attended the University of Houston and received a Bachelor’s degree in English and she holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Texas A&M University. She also holds a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional certification and is an active member in her local SHRM chapters.