Leslie King has been with King Nutronics Corporation since 2005, becoming CFO in 2008 and CEO in 2012 after the passing of her father and company founder J. Robert King. She has led a major growth initiative along with her husband/partner Robert Welther for the engineering and manufacturing of test and measurement equipment for the defense, aviation, petrochemical and utilities industries. She leads all financial aspects of the company and oversees production.
Leslie holds a BA from the University of Southern California and a JD from USC’s Gould School of Law. Her professional memberships include the Women’s Leadership Council and ACG Los Angeles. Leslie was pleased to accept, on behalf of King Nutronics, the ACG Rising Star of the 101 award. Having served many years as Board Chair for Pacific Lodge Youth Services, she is currently VP of that board, and is also VP of the Governing Board for Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services where she was the 2018 Mentor Award recipient.