Leslie Graves graduated from Duke University with an AB degree in Economics. She received her MBA degree from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia in 1985.
Leslie is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Origination and Syndicate at R. Seelaus & Co. Prior to joining Seelaus, she was a Managing Director at Mischler Financial Group where she built their bank and finance capital markets business. Leslie spent the first 26 years of her career in financial services at First Boston which later became Credit Suisse.
Leslie also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Duke Cancer Institute.