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Leslie Lum

Full-Time Faculty


Leslie is full-time faculty teaching multicultural consulting, statistics, investing, and introduction to business. She has taught at the UW Foster School, in the MBA program at UW Bothell, and sits on the UW Business and Economic Development Center Board. Leslie authored Personal Investing published by South-Western in 2002 and coauthored Multicultural Marketing and Business Consulting  with Thad Spratlen and Michael Verchot of the University of Washington and Detra Montoya of Arizona State University published by the UW Press in 2012. She brought the multicultural consulting course to Bellevue College and founded a program that provided financial education to over 6000 people in the state of Washington, was commended by Governor Gregoire as a model for the nation, and selected as a best practice by the Treasury Department Commission on Financial Education.

Leslie has extensive industry experience including strategic planning at a Fortune 100 now part of Citigroup, investment banking with the global bank HSBC, and general management of a retail start-up. National awards include manager of internal audit group selected as one of the ten best in America by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Service Learning and Civic Engagement from the Community College National Center for Civic Engagement. She has a MBA from Columbia University and holds the Certified Management Accountant designation.   LinkedIn Address