After graduating from Boston University, Leslie Lone started her hospitality career with Starwood Hotels Management Trainee Program. After completing the Food and Beverage trainee program at The St. Regis Houston, Leslie was promoted to Assistant Outlets Manager. Her successful Starwood career took her across the United States to the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, the W New York, and most recently at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel as the Event Services Manager. In March 2016, she accepted a new role as the Events Manager for Good Shepherd Services, New York City’s leading youth and family development organization. Her role raises over $4 million to help fund the agency’s programs so children can grow up in thriving neighborhoods, and all individuals and families can build on their strengths to realize their fullest potential. Aside from her work, Leslie is highly involved with the Ascend Educational Fund, a NYC program benefiting undocumented students with scholarship and mentorship opportunities. She is also a founding member of the SHA NYC Leadership Group.