leslieLeslie Davis

Executive Director, The WELL

Leslie Davis has served as the Executive Director of the Union WELL Inc. since 2008.  Prior to this, she served as the Director of the University Union since September 1999.  Leslie worked with students and the campus community to design, construct and open the campus’ innovative recreation and wellness center, The WELL, in 2010.  Prior to Sac State, Leslie worked as the Associate Director of the Rutgers Student Center, College Avenue Campus at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

As an east coast native, she received her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Parks, and Recreation Administration and her master’s degree in Human Resources from Rutgers University. 

Prior to her work in higher education, Leslie was the Executive Director of the State College Area YMCA located in State College, Pennsylvania.  At that time, she was the youngest Executive Director of a YMCA in the country.

Leslie has also worked as a consultant in the areas of Strategic Planning and Long Range Financial Planning for nonprofit organizations, auxiliaries, community groups, and student organizations. Throughout her career, she has been actively dedicated to the development and success of students.