Leslie Allison is a former Securities Finance Professional, having worked at Investment Banking Firms in New York in sales management, and trading for 15 years. She has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BS in Mathematics and Economics from Tulane University. Leslie is passionate about securing quality mental health services for children and has advocated for children and adults in need of mental health care. She loves the mission of ACGC and wants to see that children and adolescents have access to the best mental health treatments available in Austin and Greater Central Texas.
Leslie has volunteered her time locally with organizations such as Austin Partners in Education, Mobile Loaves and Fishes, Austin Ridge Bible Church, and Austin Stone Community Church. While living in Massachusetts, she held several volunteer roles at her local church where she served on the Board and the Finance Committee; created, launched, and led a highly successful Marriage Ministry; and managed a "Mom to Mom" ministry, where she developed curriculum, recruited speakers, developed leaders, and marketed the program.