The Portland Global Advisors Team

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Leslie K. Klenk, PGA's Chief Compliance Officer, is responsible for overseeing the firm's compliance activities and for supporting the firm's client service team. She earned her B.A. in English from the University of Virginia in 1986 and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1993.

Prior to joining PGA in 2016, she served as Of Counsel at Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson in Portland, Maine from 2009-2015 where she focused on securities-related legal matters. From 2006-2009, Leslie served as Director of Foreside Compliance Services in Portland and provided Chief Compliance Officer services to various mutual funds. For the period of 1998-2006, Leslie served as Senior Vice President and in-house counsel at Citi Global Transaction Services in Portland and provided legal advice to the administration, fund accounting and transfer agency business lines. Before that, Leslie was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Smith Barney, Inc. in New York from 1993-1998.