Leah Chelist serves as the Director of HR & Culture for BLDG Management. Before joining BLDG, Ms. Chelist worked with several non-profit agencies providing clinical services for children involved in the child welfare system and most recently as a mental health professional in private practice. Ms. Chelist transitioned to Property Management and Human Resources due to her interest in organizational psychology, leadership development and relationship management. Ms. Chelist supports the property teams through benefits administration, payroll, recruitment, employee orientation, and ongoing employee training and development. She also assists BLDG’s efforts in the creation and maintenance of a healthy, people-centered organizational culture. Ms. Chelist grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico. After moving to Denver in 2007, she received a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver.