Lee Gelb


Lee Gelb is vice president of human resources for The Save Mart Companies reporting to CEO Chris McGarry. Lee oversees all aspects of HR, from talent acquisition, learning and development, total rewards, payroll and engagement for over 16,000 team members.

Lee joined The Save Mart Companies with more than 30 years of human resources experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors for both international and domestic markets, building high performance teams and organizational transformation in her SVP leadership positions at ARYZTA Baking and Starbucks Coffee. Most recently, Lee served as chief people officer at Pathfinder International based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lee earned her bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Arizona, a master’s degree in nutrition education from Columbia University in New York City and a certificate in business from the University of North Carolina.