Leslie Clark is an accomplished executive with an outstanding history of progressive responsibility. She has extensive business and leadership experience with a concentration in operations and supply chain. She currently serves as Senior Operations Consultant for Ambassador Enterprises and supports strategic leaders and CEO’s in building growth platforms.
She started her career as an engineer in the automotive industry working for a tier 1 supplier of drivetrain components. This experience taught her the value of robust project management, the importance of meeting deadlines, the need for effective performance measurement and being held accountable for results. Prior to joining Ambassador in April 2016, she was VP Operations and Global Supply Chain for a Chicago based firm that manufactured plumbing products and semi-custom kitchen cabinets.
Leslie is originally from Ft. Wayne and attended Purdue FW where she received her BS Industrial Engineering Technology degree. After spending the last ten years in Chicago, in January 2016, Leslie relocated back to Ft. Wayne in search of a more peaceful lifestyle and to be closer to her family. She spends her spare time with her two dogs, sister and nephews along with her mother who is in a nursing home. She is a graduate of Leadership Fort Wayne class of 2017 and is focused on building her professional network along with reconnecting with old friends.
She serves as a board member on Wagner-Meinert, LLC a local firm providing refrigeration, food processing and mechanical contracting services, RES Polyflow, LLC an Ohio based start-up firm focused on renewable energy solutions and is board manager on Diakonia, LLC a Nashville, TN based firm focused on innovative material handling systems.
When not working, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and shopping along with outdoor activities.