Lesley King graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a BSE in Strategic Management and went on to spend 15 years on Wall Street at JP Morgan as a Managing Director in Fixed Income Sales. A determined social justice advocate, Mrs. King retired from JP Morgan to focus more of her energy on non-profit work, primarily with Partners In Health (PIH) where she has served as an active board member for ten years. She served as Interim COO for Village Health Works, a PIH sister organization operating in Burundi, and is now the Chair of the Board of Directors.
Mrs. King and her family run an organic vegetable farm in Washington, Connecticut called The Back 40 Farm and are involved in the local and organic food movement as well as international food security. They are co-owners of a few food related businesses in Greenwich, Connecticut. Mrs. King and her husband Bill have four children- one in college, one in high school, one in middle school, and one in elementary school.