Leslie Frécon is the Founder & Managing Partner of LFE Capital and raising the third fund now.
Leslie has been working with management teams to develop and execute growth strategies for over 30 years. Prior to founding LFE Capital, she was senior vice president, corporate finance, at General Mills, where she had responsibility for treasury, risk management, and corporate development worldwide. Her 17 years with General Mills included management positions in finance and operations.
Prior to General Mills, Leslie was a corporate lending officer at Bank of America in Los Angeles. Her board experience includes being a director for 13 years and former audit committee chair for The Ryland Group, NYSE, one of the nation’s largest home builders. Leslie is active in the community, having served as a trustee and executive committee member of the Greater Twin Cities United Way, the MacPhail Center for Music, Breck School and the Minnesota Opera. She has served on the advisory boards of WomenVenture, Enterprising Women Magazine, and the Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable.
She speaks regularly at conferences, is an author and has been profiled in numerous publications regarding her work as a director, investor and advisor for female-owned and led businesses.
Leslie holds a B.A. with distinction from Stanford University and an M.B.A. in finance from UCLA.
Fund's investment verticals: health and wellness.