Vice President for Finance and Administration
Robin Leslie has more than thirty years of diversified financial leadership, management, and accounting experience in higher education, secondary education, banking, and corporate retail.
Robin returned to Converse in 2017 as VP for Finance and Administration where she previously served in the same capacity for 3 years. Prior to her return, Robin served as the chief financial officer at the Rowan-Salisbury School System in Salisbury, NC. Robin also held the title of VP for Finance and Administration at Pfeiffer University and has worked for First Charter Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina, as an assistant vice president, accounting manager, and investor/shareholder relations manager. She began her career at Food Lion, Inc., working for both the founder, Ralph W. Ketner, and the president, Tom E. Smith.
Robin graduated cum laude with a B.A. degree in Accounting from Pfeiffer University and has been a certified public accountant since 1989. She and her husband, Robert Leslie, Dean of Corporate and Community Education at Spartanburg Community College, have two sons; Brett is a student at East Carolina University and Kyle attends Pfeiffer University.