Formal Complaints Specialist
Leona W. Bedrossian currently serves as a Formal Complaints Specialist in the Resolutions and Equity Division in the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the National Institute of Health (NIH). She has always been drawn towards people’s interests and strengths, where diversity, inclusion, and employee engagement are capstones to how and why people care about what they care about.
She has 15+ years of federal service and the most fascinating experiences in her career has been her time working directly for four different presidentially appointed Agency directors.
Leona’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity portfolio includes experience as an EEO Counselor, an Analyst, a Special Emphasis Program Manager for Federal Women and Hispanic Programs, reporting on Management Directive 715, the State of Agency, and has extensive experience in planning, strategizing, and needs assessment for program impact and awareness.
Leona has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland Global College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park.
When not working at NIH, she serves on the Advisory Board for a 501(c) (3) non-profit Multiple Stadiums for Multiple Sclerosis (MS4MS) and enjoys too many extracurricular activities to name.