Leigh brings a commercial and financial background coupled with a love of innovation to the Fahrenheit 212 team.
After graduating from Babson College with a BS in Business and concentration in finance, Leigh followed her passion for brands by joining Sawaya Segalas & Co., an investment bank focused on the consumer industry. Specializing in mergers & acquisitions, she completed multiple sell-side transactions across a wide range of industries including OTC, personal care, food & beverage and household products. She worked with companies like GlaxoSmithKline and Innovative Brands (Pert Plus and Sure Brands) performing industry research, leading due diligence processes and completing financial and strategic analysis. This experience gave her a comprehensive understanding of consumer brands and market dynamics, which she used to unlock incremental value through acquisitions.
Leigh was a two-sport varsity athlete at Babson, playing basketball and running track. She enjoys coaching and playing basketball in Manhattan. She also loves dining out and learning about and drinking wine.