Leslie Steele began working at Cumberland University in 2006. She serves as Executive Director, Office of the President and works closely with the Board of Trust. Additionally, in the fall of 2018 she began teaching the Foundations of Scholarship and Learning course to incoming freshmen. She also assists with the Cumberland University Parents Association, and is the proud mother of son Ethan. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the University of Tennessee in 1995 and her Masters of Science in Public Service Management from Cumberland in 2018.