Leslie is hands-on owner and General Manager, overseeing all aspects of EDCO. She has over 18 years of experience in manufacturing and 30 plus years in management and training of individuals and core teams. Leslie earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin in 1986 and PMP, Project Management Professional Certification, in 2006. Following 5 years as Operations Manager of aluminum boat builder Workskiff, Leslie joined EDCO in 2006 as Project Assistant to the President and began her journey learning the company inside and out. In 2014 she joined EDCO’s founder as co-owner of the company and in 2017 took full ownership of EDCO. She is dedicated to “servant leadership”, working each day to help her entire team succeed and grow. She takes that dedication on the road whenever she is able, and works closely with local high schools, technical schools and universities to help develop a strong manufacturing community for the future.