Leslie is uniquely positioned to serve as a thought partner by blending her deep career in leadership roles across numerous functions at emerging and Fortune 10 companies – including AT&T, NCR, and Focus Brands – with her tenure as a sought-after executive search consultant. Prior to joining Elliot in 2022, Leslie was a partner at a top executive search firm, successfully working within hospitality, food and beverage, retail, CPG, travel, and tech.
After earning her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia, Leslie was awarded Graduate of the Decade for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and was later recognized as a FACS 100 Centennial Honoree. She also served ten years on the University of Georgia Alumni Association Board of Directors and is currently an Advocate member of On Board, a nonprofit organization working to increase the number of women in executive leadership and on corporate boards. Leslie and her husband reside in Atlanta, GA.