Leslie has extensive experience in the Wealth Management industry working in Canada, Switzerland, and Latin America solving for the financial and investment needs of ultra and high-net-worth business owners, families and individuals.
Leslie is currently the AVP of Manulife Private Wealth with responsibility for heading the Sales and Investment teams across Canada. Leslie leverages her deep knowledge and experience in the Wealth Management industry to connect with key partners of Manulife Private Wealth to deliver personalized solutions for high-net-worth individuals and their families.
Prior to joining Manulife Private Wealth, Leslie held progressively senior leadership roles in the Wealth Management division of a major Canadian Bank, earning a strong reputation for leading successful Investment and Private Banking teams and driving superior customer experience.
Leslie is a CFA® charterholder and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from Western University in Political Science and French. She currently serves as a Board Member of The Neuchâtel Junior College Fund. For 2019, Leslie has been admitted to the Family Enterprise Xchange’s Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) program with the goal of earning the FEA designation at the end of the year. The program is designed to bring together business family advisors and professionals from different disciplines to provide collaborative and complementary advice to business family clients.*
Leslie is fluent in English, French, and Spanish. She enjoys her time away from the office discovering the many hiking and cross-country ski trails in Ontario’s Bruce & Grey counties and travelling outside of Canada to learn about the history and cultures of other countries as well as their cuisine.
*Family Enterprise Xchange FEA program.