through the years
Leslie was born and raised in Worthington, Indiana. She attended Purdue University and earned degrees in Computer Science and Industrial Management, and was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. She also obtained her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is both a proud Boilermaker and a Tar Heel.
Leslie previously worked as a computer programmer and printed circuit board production supervisor at Data General in Massachusetts and North Carolina. She also worked as a Global Product Manager at United Technologies Carrier in Syracuse, New York, and a Business Development Manager at DEK Printing Machines in Weymouth, England.
Leslie now lives in Hawthorn Woods, IL with her husband, John. She is the proud mother of 3 children, Evan, Julia, and Megan. She is a life coach, is the Chair of the Board of Love INC Lake County Southwest, is an angel investor of female lead entrepreneurial ventures with Pipeline Angels, and is active at her church, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Barrington, IL.
“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”
– Michael Jordan