Leona Rapelye

Leona Rapelye

At work

Serving as Vice President of Human Resources, Leona is responsible for ensuring that our people programs are aligned with Synergis’ business strategies. She is also tasked with driving talent and culture initiatives that deliver strong business results and a world-class employee experience.
Having established a solid foundation in a variety of human resources roles in the financial services industry, Leona spent nearly 20 years at UPS Capital (the financial/insurance services subsidiary of UPS). In her roles, she focused on human resources and people development, as well as operational and business roles that gave her a well-rounded breadth of perspective. She has a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds the SHRM-SCP designation.

At play

Leona is an avid reader and movie buff. She is also an unapologetic Disney-phile and enjoys spending time with her husband at “the happiest place on earth.”

Guilty Pleasure: Watching Star Trek (the original series) reruns.