San Diego Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Lesley is the Office Manager of Sofinnova's La Jolla-San Diego office, where she is also responsible for supporting members of the investment team.
Prior to joining Sofinnova, she was the Executive Assistant to Lars Ekman when he was President of R&D at Elan Pharmaceuticals. Prior to Elan, Lesley was the personal EA on a Rancho Santa Fe horse farm, where she also managed two White House events.
Before moving to California in 2000, she was the personal EA to Abby Rockefeller O’Neill. She also worked for the video game developer Acclaim Entertainment, where she managed the customer service department and the market research evaluation program, and participated in the launching of Mortal Kombat
Lesley and her husband, a PGA golf professional, spent 21 years at the Mill River Club in Oyster Bay, New York as the co-owners and managers of the award winning golf operation.
She graduated from the IBM School in New York City, and from Siemens Rolm, San Jose for CCMS/ACD.