Biography
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Leslie Farman

Leslie Farman is a Senior Relationship Associate at Balentine. In this role, she seeks to enhance the client experience by collaborating with clients and Relationship Managers to address the various operational requirements of the advisory relationship. Prior to joining Balentine, Leslie served as a senior client service associate at Raymond James & Associates. She began her career in financial services at Magellan Planning Group, Inc., where she worked in client relations. Leslie is an alumna of Georgia College & State University, where she majored in business administration with a concentration in management.

Education

BBA, Georgia College & State University (Management)

Professional Experience

  • Raymond James & Associates, Senior Client Service Associate
  • Egon Zehnder, Executive Assistant
  • Magellan Planning Group, Client Relations

Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities, Volunteer
  • First Baptist Church Atlanta, Member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Volunteer
  • Alpha Delta Pi at Georgia Tech, Advisory Board, Former Member

Q&A

How and why did you get into this business?

My parents have been in this business for more than 30 years. I grew up in this industry and knew it was the right path for me.

If you weren’t in this business, what would you be doing?

I would be working in the non-profit sector. I am extremely passionate about community service and volunteerism, and non-profit jobs provide an opportunity to be a part of something that can profoundly impact society.

Why did you choose to come to work at Balentine?

Its culture, values, and people. I was immediately impressed with the firm, especially the people with whom I would be working each day, and knew Balentine was where I belonged.

What inspires you to come to work each day?

The anticipation of learning something new every single day and the opportunity to work alongside such knowledgeable teammates who are excited about this industry and doing what’s best for our clients.

If you were abandoned on a deserted island, what single creature comfort would you most desire?

Ice. Anyone who knows me knows I would have a hard time surviving a day without multiple cups of ice!

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