Leslie joined Synapse in 2019 as a Program Manager. She started her career at a startup specializing in functional polymer composites for radionuclide decontamination. Following this, she joined the founding team at a VC-funded startup company and spent over decade helping to scale the electrochemistry-based nanostructured material process from R&D to production to a licensed product. With exposure to a wide variety of engineering disciplines and background in leadership, Leslie takes pride in bringing teams together to deliver customer-focused results.
Leslie holds an MS in Systems & Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington and a BSE in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, with a Certificate in Robotics from Princeton University.
Outside of work, Leslie volunteers as an Art Docent & a STEM workshop instructor and enjoys spending time with her family.