Human Capital Advisors, FL



Karla Leavelle

Ted Bruccoleri.

Each of our team members is an expert. There are no pyramids or "consultants in training" at Human Capital Advisors FL. Our Advisors will bring to the project bring in depth business experience, technical knowledge of the relevant subject matter and most importantly an understanding of what constitutes top performance and success.

Ted is the Founder of Human Capital Advisors FL.  During his 45 year business career Ted has extensive experience in leadership development, advising CEO’s and Boards, executive selection and executive coaching. Clientele has ranged from large corporations to entrepreneurial ventures to not for profits.

After a long stint with Arthur Andersen where he was a senior executive in Audit and Practice Management, he created several successful businesses which he built, two of were sold to a NYSE corporation. He co-founded Human Capital Advisors (HCA DC) in 2002 with Karla Leavelle and oversaw its growth and prosperity into a leading specialty consulting firm.

Clientele over the years have been represented in most industry sectors with particular exposure to real estate, construction, government contracting, financial services and non - profit. Ted has also built a successful practice in wealth management and family office operations.

 An advocate of business involvement in the community, he has raised money and served on Board of Directors for a number of organizations including ChildHelp, SafeSpot and the American Cancer Society, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Karla was a founding member of Human Capital Advisors, VA. In 2013 she took a leave of absences to work as the Chief Operating Officer for Clarity Services, a credit bureau service in the Tampa Bay area.  She has returned to Human Capital Advisors Florida to lead our organizational effectiveness division. 

Karla's career spans over 30 years as a human resource executive and consultant in a variety of industries, including financial services, education, telecommunications, retail, and software development.  She has been responsible for leading human resources organizations within Network Solutions, Bell Atlantic, and Southland Corporation.  Additionally, she has conducted more than 30 management assessments for private equity firms considering purchasing midsize firms.  

 For the past 20 years, she has served on boards with a focus on job creation.  She is currently on the board and member of the executive committee for Pinellas CareerSource.  And, she is on the board of Service Source one of the largest non-profits serving individuals with disabilities. From 2001-2013 she was an adjunct professor for George Mason University School of Management.

 She holds an MBA from DePaul University and a BA from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Our Principals are based in Florida – Palm Beach County and Tampa/St. Petersburg. We are allied with Human Capital Advisors, LLC, (“HCA VA”) a Washington DC region based firm which is a leader in all areas of human capital management. This group supports clients throughout the northeast. (

HCA VA founders Karla Leavelle and Ted Bruccoleri have created HCA FL to provide similar services to Florida based organizations. The value proposition and operating principles of HCA VA are imbedded in our new organization

Our project teams are augmented through our affiliation with HCA (VA) – see profiles on these team members.(