Prior to joining TFEC, Leslie worked as the clinical supervisor of a therapeutic foster care program at Pennsylvania MENTOR. Prior to Pennsylvania MENTOR Leslie worked at Pressley Ridge managing a federally funded marriage education program for low income families along with holding the duties of executive assistant to the President and CEO. Leslie holds a master’s degree in Counseling Studies from Capella University and a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Delaware. Leslie currently works in conjunction with the Program Manager for Capital Beginnings to implement the Community Innovation Zone program grant that was awarded to TFEC and its partners from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, Office of Child Development & Early Learning.