As executive assistant to Dr. Marsha Firestone, President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO), Leandra is often the organization’s first point of contact, fostering a sense of teamwork and collaboration in the effort to increase business opportunities for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs).
Working effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, Leandra is an effective gatekeeper, managing Dr. Firestone’s tightly choreographed calendar of board meetings, industry functions and speaking engagements. She helps keep projects on track, organize and follow-up on action items, manages information flow and provides IT support when needed. Leandra is the recording secretary for board meetings and all WPEO-board communications.
Originally from the Commonwealth of Dominica, Leandra has a BS in Mathematics from SUNY Plattsburgh. Before joining WPEO, Leandra helped raise awareness about the need for medical insurance to cover wigs for medically related hair loss.