portrait of Leslie Brown

Leslie Brown

Director, Budget and Resource Analysis, Virginia Commonwealth University

Leslie has nearly 30 years of budget development experience across government, non-profit and higher-education. After 18 years with NYU as a school finance officer she is now responsible for the oversight of the development, implementation and administration of VCU’s $1.1B operating budget. This not only includes administration of the university annual revenue and expense budgets but also work as a partner in the multi-year planning process. Over the past three years, Leslie and her team have also successfully developed, tested, communicated and implemented a new decentralized budget model which will go live the summer of 2018.