Education Senior Director
Leslie is responsible for the development of all of GBA’s educational events. She conceptualizes different learning models, while tracking the most relevant innovations in sustainable buildings. Leslie also partners with companies throughout the region to deliver high-quality, informative programming.
Leslie spent three years as GBA’s communications director, where she was responsible for sharing the organization’s stories for national and regional audiences. Her background includes work as a community support manager for an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity and director of volunteer services for Lutheran Service Society. Leslie gained a variety of skills through her previous positions in the nonprofit field, including marketing, event planning and coordination, community outreach and education, volunteer coordination, project management, and development. She serves on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh and is co-chair of its Sustainable Construction Committee.
Leslie holds a Masters of Science in Sustainable Systems from Slippery Rock University, and a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Winthrop University.