Leslie joined The Lakes as Director of Communications in 2016. Her career in hospitality began in 2012 with the appointed position as the Director of Communications and Executive Assistant to the Vice President of the PGA of America at Toscana Country Club. Leslie is a Member of the Club Managers Association of America Roadrunner Chapter. Born and raised in Northern California, Leslie graduated from Simpson University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. In 2012, Leslie desired to "expand her horizon" relocating to Southern California landing in the heart of Palm Desert. When away from the Club, Leslie enjoys trips to the beach, adventures, shopping, fine tuning her golf game, fitness and spending time with her family.