From private and public sector organizations to health care, trade associations, and educational institutions, Leslie works with a broad span of industries. This demonstrates her ability to research, understand, and uniquely customize her message for each audience. If you are willing to brief Leslie on the details she is willing to absorb them. Leslie is a popular, in-demand speaker for women’s groups and she also brings an authentic motivational message to senior audiences.

Leslie’s client list includes:

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • National Association of Insurance Women
  • Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan
  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Michigan Association of Community Bankers
  • University of Michigan
  • North Central Area Credit Union
  • American Health Information Management Association
  • Michigan Health Information Management Association
  • The Humor Project International Conference
  • Crime Victim Advocate Network of Oregon
  • Michigan Association of Airport Executives
  • MidMichigan Community Health Services
  • South Dakota State University
  • Michigan Funeral Directors Association

  • Michigan Works! / Kinexus
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Chapter #194
  • National Institutes of Health
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Vertafore
  • Women’s Council of REALTORS
  • University of California Riverside
  • Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools
  • The Melanie Ilene Rieger Conference Against Violence
  • Michigan Pharmacists Association
  • United Dairy Industry of Michigan
  • Michigan Veterinary Medical Association
  • Women’s Health Symposium, 92nd Street Y
  • Numerous school districts and community colleges in Michigan

Organizations that have purchased Leslie’s books in quantity include Princess Hotels, Jay’s Sporting Goods, Riviera Country Club, Ameritech, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Accident Fund Company, Consumers Energy, Pak Mail, and more.

What her clients have to say

Charlotte Michigan’s LEAD program gives up-and-coming community and business leaders skills to grow into leadership roles of the future. Our program facilitators are some of the best in the region — and you can’t have ‘the best in the region’ if you don’t have Leslie Charles, nationally known speaker, author and facilitator. We are luck… Read more
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