Experts in Site Selection / Economic Development Incentives 317.819.0888



Leslie leads clients through the location modeling, site selection, and incentive procurement process. Her work includes managing new facility development, expansion, consolidation, and relocation of Fortune 500, life sciences, manufacturing, distribution, and information technology clients. Leslie has successfully closed transactions resulting in over $570 million in capital investment and over 8,000 new jobs. Her expertise in negotiating and coordinating initiatives with economic development organizations, while synchronizing activities with government agencies provides a significant advantage to Ginovus clients throughout North America.

Leslie brings over 25 years of experience to Ginovus clients in commercial real estate, project management, and development planning activities for governmental and not-for-profit companies. Leslie worked with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation as a project manager and is a frequent speaker at local, regional, and national economic development events, and has authored articles in publications across the United States and Canada. Leslie provides council on community redevelopment, planning, job creation and retention, infrastructure, research and development, regulatory environment, and economic development incentive programs.



  • B.A., Business Administration,  Franklin College
  • Graduate, The Economic Development Institute, International Economic Development Council, University of Oklahoma
  • Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame inductee





  • May 2020 – Presented on “Site Due Diligence, Site Selection & Development” in a webinar hosted by the Veridus Group. Watch the webinar here using the password: 2z+54&%$.
  • January 2020 – Presented on “Marketing and Attraction” at the 2020 Indiana Economic Development Course offered by the Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.


  • Board Member, IndyCREW
  • Passionate about mentoring young people
  • Loves sports – especially outdoors