Leslie Harer is the Finance Manager for BigSpeak where she has served for almost 10 years. Her area of responsibility includes: Finance, Contracts, Human Resources and Office management. Leslie oversees the daily details of revenue proficiency in regards to all 400+ yearly events around the globe and operations in-house. She currently implements: contract terms, receivables and payables, payroll and monthly financial reports with a keen eye to fiscal management.
Leslie’s background includes over 20 years of experience in Account Management, Bookkeeping and International Event Management for sales and services that include: Keynotes, Workshops, Trainings, Educational retreats, Trade shows and Special Events. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Humboldt State University and Certification for Meetings, Conferences and Special Events Management from New York State University. She is a graduate of WEV (Women’s Economic Ventures) in Santa Barbara, CA.
Leslie finds inspiration in international travel and has visited India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Nepal and Africa where she served in the Peace Corps in the Congo.
She currently enjoys Hatha Yoga on a regular basis which brings balance and restoration to a busy fun-filled life at BigSpeak Speaker’s Bureau in Santa Barbara, CA.