Leon Tazel III
Leon Tazel III is the founder, president, and CEO of The Tazel Institute, LLC a Minnesota
company with a focus on exposing African American males to different business industries.
The Tazel Institute works with African American males from grades 9-12 in various districts.
The Institute has been recognized by several businesses as a unique way of exposing
young men to new possibilities.
Tazel is a first generation college graduate from Slippery Rock University of Pa. where he
earned a BA in Communications. Tazel holds a Master of Arts in Management from The
College of Saint Scholastica.
Tazel is a certified professional in Human Resources through The Society of Human
Resources Management, and the Human Resources Certification Institute. Tazel has over
26 years of Human Resource experience ranging from single contributor to Director of HR.
He has amassed a number of professional accomplishments in the HR profession including;
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Problem Solving, Team Building, Business Partnering, Sales, etc.