Leslie has a marketing background in both client and agency sides having worked at Heidelberg USA and CKS Partners. She served as a marketing manager for the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. She launched Elle Be Marcom in 2014 which serves a diverse client base of businesses and nonprofits in brand development. She graduated from Cal Poly in Graphic Communication. She is an almost-empty-nester, an indoor-cyclist, and expert people wrangler.