Leslie Linares is a Los Angeles native, growing up in the Hollywood area. Ms. Linares graduated from California State University, Northridge with Bachelor's degree in History. At the university, she was a four year Dean’s List member and president of the Lambda Sigma Gamma sorority. Prior to joining the firm as Director of Operations in 2008, Ms. Linares worked in local television in various capacities, eventually managing business administration for multiple programs. She is fluent in Spanish.