Leigh joined The Elliot Group in March 2023 as a sought-after business development leader with 23 years of experience supporting the hospitality industry, specifically in the areas of human capital management, insurance, and technology.
Leigh’s career has focused on establishing relationships, connecting the dots, and providing value for some of the largest stakeholders in the hospitality industry. Beyond the tenured positions Leigh has held, he has also been highly active in creating networking groups dedicated to establishing connections within the hospitality space and providing ways to connect vendors to their prospects and clients. Leigh is a Co-Founder of The NYC Hospitality Group, Hoboken Hospitality Alliance, and The Cannabis Connection.
Prior to joining The Elliot Group, Leigh served as director of national accounts for Harri, a leading human capital management SaaS provider focused on providing an integrated approach to hiring, retention, compliance, scheduling, and more. Previously, Leigh held leadership roles with 7Shifts, HUB International, and SevenRooms. He began his career with CompuPay, which later became BenefitMall. Throughout all these roles, Leigh has developed an in-depth understanding and perspective on human capital within the hospitality sector and has developed relationships with leadership teams across various verticals and sectors – from enterprise businesses to emerging brands.
Leigh is a graduate of Clemson University and in his spare time is a working musician among the Tri-State area. He has played in more than 150 shows, and once upon a time opened for Kevin Costner at Starland Ballroom. He currently resides in Hoboken, N.J. with his wife, Stephanie, and their two boys Jackson and Jagger.