Leslie Gromis Baker of Pittsburgh will become Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's chief of staff, his office announced.
Baker, 53, will succeed Stephen Aichele, who was Corbett's chief counsel for nearly 17 months. Aichele, the husband of Secretary of State Carol Aichele, will assist Baker in the transition before leaving for private practice. Before joining Corbett's administration, Aichele was chairman of Philadelphia law firm Saul Ewing LLP.