The Portland Global Advisors Team

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Leslie K. Klenk, a PGA Director and Chief Compliance Officer, administers the firm’s compliance activities and supports the client operations team. She earned a 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, Leslie was Of Counsel at Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson in Portland, ME from 2009-2015 and focused on securities-related legal matters. From 2006-2009, she served as a Director at Foreside Compliance Services in Portland, ME and provided Chief Compliance Officer services to various mutual funds. For the period of 1998-2006, she served as a Senior Vice President and counsel at Citi Global Transaction Services in Portland, ME and provided legal advice to the administration, fund accounting and transfer agency business lines. Before that, she was a Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Smith Barney, Inc. in New York City from 1993-1998.