Leslie Swanson

Leslie Sept 2015

K9YA Advisory Board Member Leslie Swanson

Leslie has been providing corporate management expertise in organizational development, change management, leadership training and executive coaching for over 30 years, including 20 years working in Southeast Asia with international companies, non-profits and government organizations. She is an organizational development consultant, leadership coach and adjunct professor at Golden Gate University.

Some of her past positions include Organizational Development Leader for Merck, Sharp & Dohme, regional Senior Consultant for The Gallup Organization and William M. Mercer, and Executive Director of her own consulting firm. Prior to working in Asia, she was Vice-President/Director at the University of Phoenix, Director of Nursing Support Services at McKay-Dee Regional Medical Center, and a Financial Analyst at Norton Christensen.

Leslie received an M.B.A. from the University of Utah, an M.S. in Education from the University of Nebraska, Omaha and a B.A. in Sociology from Blackburn College in Illinois. Leslie is passionate about incorporating innovative neuroscience research into change management and coaching.