Lesley joined Spring Arbor University in the Spring of 2012. She initially worked as an adjunct faculty assisting with MSN residency and eventually transitioned to into a full-time faculty role teaching various courses in the MSN program. She has also served as the MSN Program Coordinator and Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs during the initial launch of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She currently serves as the Lead Faculty for NUR 686 Primary Care II as well as a member of various committees here at the university. After completing her BSN at Eastern Michigan University, she worked as a Registered Nurse in cardiology, post-anesthesia care unit, and urgent care. She has worked as a Nurse Practitioner since graduating from the University of Michigan with her MSN in 2008. She is currently completing a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Strategic Leadership. She maintains an active clinical practice at the LTC Charles S. Kettles VA Medical Center.