Leslie has over 20 years of accounting and financial operations experience. She started her career in regulation and internal audit before joining KMPG focusing on business process consulting. She developed a passion for working for small companies when she became the Vice President of Accounting and Finance for two healthcare technology companies. In both situations she led the financial and back office operations taking them from the start-up stage to equity transactions. She is a graduate of Illinois State University, with a BA in Accounting and has an MBA in Finance from DePaul University. Leslie is a CPA and a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.