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A sixth generation native to Central Florida, Leslie earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. Leslie is the Agent Owner with American Liberty Mortgage, Inc. where she provides a high touch lending experience for Orlando’s most distinguished homeowners while overseeing the Florida branch offices for the nationwide lending firm.
Leslie has been recognized on the cover of FOCUS magazine, The Orlando Business Journal and the Real for community relations and successful corporate growth strategies implemented at her residential lending business, taking it from five employees and one location, to over forty employees and three branch offices. A Central Florida leader in volume of transactions, Leslie co-owned Premier Home Mortgage, a multi-faceted operation including divisions dedicated to correspondent lending, new construction development and title insurance.
After the housing decline in 2008, Leslie enjoyed time in DC/Maryland managing the business development division of an IT and financial management Federal Contractor specializing in business intelligence, information assurance and business process improvement including predictive modeling dashboards for the Department of Defense. Under Leslie’s direction her team secured a $30 million dollar contract in support of Automated Logistics Environment (ALE) . In 2016 Leslie was honored with the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction award for her professional achievements, ethical leadership and commitment to making a difference.
As the Executive Vice President of CFO Strategic Partners, Leslie enjoyed serving middle market business owners as a strategic growth advisor until opening her new mortgage lending practice in 2017, where her passion for finance and Orlando real estate were married into a perfectly suited entrepreneurial role.
Currently, Leslie sits on the Board of Directors for Orlando, Inc. as well as the Junior League of Greater Orlando and is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women Orlando. A graduate of Leadership Bartow and Leadership Southern Maryland, Leslie is completing her MBA and is most proud of her role a Mommy to two rambunctious and sometimes smelly boys.