||Leslie joined Lake Michigan Financial Corporation as its head of shared services in 2012, happy to return to her ‘home state’ of Michigan. Her financial services background spans 20+ years, with prior experience in asset and wealth management, investment banking, and capital markets. Leslie’s background blends both sales and service, having spent part of her career ‘carrying a bag’ in the field and part in leading infrastructure departments and teams. Educationally, she has recently completed her doctorate degree in business and holds a graduate and undergraduate degree in business. Leslie lives in Grand Rapids and is active in the triathlon community.