Leslie Lassiter - (Treasurer)
Leslie Lassiter is a Managing Director and leads our Entertainment Practice in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank in Los Angeles. A veteran banker, Leslie joined Chase Manhattan Bank in 1979. During her more than 30 years with the firm, she has held a number of senior leadership positions in both the Private Bank and the Investment Bank.
Leslie joined the Private Banking business in 2000. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Leslie managed a significant portion of the Private Bank’s New York City business as the market manager for the New York metro area. Previously, Leslie led the strategic planning office for Chase Manhattan’s wholesale business and prior to that, she managed corporate finance efforts for the Investment Bank’s Latin American region.
Leslie earned a bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics from Scripps College and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Leslie served on the Board of Scripps College for 15 years and chaired the Institutional Advancement Committee for 10 of those years. In 2013 she joined the board of the United Way of Los Angeles and since 2014, Leslie has served on the Board of The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.