Scope of Service Experience
Leslie has more than 17 years of experience in all facets of accounting. At NP Dodge Company, she is responsible for analyzing investment opportunities and reviewing financial statements for the corporation and its subsidiaries which includes a residential brokerage company, an international third-party relocation company, several title insurance companies, a land development company, an insurance brokerage, a commercial real estate company, an apartment and commercial management company and several investment holding companies. Leslie is a “hands-on” executive who assists divisional vice presidents with the annual budgeting process in addition to supervising accounting and payroll personnel. She is also instrumental in helping shape the future of the company by sitting on the Board of Directors and helping set policies and procedures for the company.
Recently, Leslie was recognized as a “40 Under 40” Award winner in addition to being featured as a “Woman of Distinction” in the Midlands Business Journal. She has been spotlighted in the “Balance Sheet” in Financial Executive magazine. Leslie volunteers her time by serving in various capacities to several non-profit organizations in the community.
Leslie graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and a minor in business communications from the University of Northern Iowa. She also received the Purple and Old Gold award for being the graduate with the highest grade point average in her major and was the recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells award based upon her performance on the CPA exam. In addition to her achievement as a CPA, Leslie has also attained a CMA designation.
Professional Associations & Designations
• CPA Certificate (Inactive Registration)
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
• Nebraska Society of CPAs (NESCPA)
• Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
• Financial Executives International (FEI), past president, past Midwest Region area director
• Omaha Network, Vice President, past treasurer
• Leadership Omaha, Class 23
• United Way of the Midlands Bridgebuilder’s Society