Student Success Coach
217.875.7211, Ext. 6572
My number is 309.270.3764
(Texts will be monitored during normal business hours.)
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA)
Master of Science, College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University (Macomb)
Leslie joined the Richland family in May of 2020 as a Student Success Coach. Prior to joining Richland, she served as program coordinator for the Office of Service Leadership at Concordia University-Portland and academic advisor to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Leslie enjoys helping students take ownership of their educational experiences. She loves serving as an advocate and resource for students in all stages of their college experience and beyond.
Fun Facts: Leslie was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and loves the view of mountain ranges. She is a first-generation college student and identifies as Filipina-American. Some of Leslie’s favorite things are eating any and all foods (Asian and Mediterranean cuisines and breakfast foods are top three on her list), drinking hot tea, cooking with her husband, binging Netflix (particularly nature documentaries and supernatural-based shows), thrift shopping, looking at pretty flowers, bird watching, and sharing quality time with family and friends.