Leslie Loveless


Leslie brings more than 25 years of healthcare industry and executive search experience to Slone Partners. She joined the firm in 2007, became Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and CEO in 2016.

At Slone Partners, Leslie acts as the leader of the organization as well as the head of the Executive Search team. Her involvement with clients and candidates enables her to understand the key motivations of each. As Chief Executive Officer, Leslie’s focus extends to cultivating new business partnerships and expanding relationships with existing clients through excellence in search execution.

Dedicated and results-driven, Leslie assists Slone Partners’ clients in establishing clear objectives and developing customized hiring strategies to meet their unique recruitment needs. Leslie’s thorough knowledge and understanding of life sciences, healthcare, and business give her the ability to deliver exceptional counsel to clients, act as a true partner, and keep Slone Partners on the leading-edge of the industry.

Prior to becoming CEO at Slone Partners, Leslie had a successful career in healthcare sales. She used her background in education as National Sales Trainer with Quest Diagnostics and later Director of Training and Development for AmeriPath.

Early in her career, Leslie spent more than five years as an educator where she honed effective communication skills and a passion for helping others realize their full potential. Leslie graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Indiana State University and with honors, earning a Master of Arts in English from Butler University.

  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals