Leslie is a CPA and president and CEO of Murphy Consulting Inc., where she provides services to businesses, professional firms and nonprofit entities in the areas of corporate governance, enterprise risk management, culture enhancement and staff retention, with particular focus on programs that contribute to the advancement of women. Previously, she served as a group managing partner with Plante Moran PLLC and also chaired the board of the American Institute of CPAs Board of Directors. In 2012, Leslie was honored with the Gold Medal, the highest individual honor bestowed by the CPA profession. Today, Leslie devotes the majority of her time to serving on the board of directors of Kelly Services, VSP Global and Detroit Legal News, as well as several non-profit boards in her community. Leslie’s passion involves a focus on early childhood and the welfare of youth, and she currently serves on the following non-profit boards, in addition to the Early Childhood Investment Corporation: United Way for Southeastern Michigan, St John Providence Health System, Covenant House of Michigan, and the Children’s Leadership Council. Murphy received a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Michigan. She was appointed to the Executive Committee by Governor Rick Snyder in September 2012.