Leslie McKnight

LESLIE McKnight, Ph.D. is the Senior Economic Development Specialist for the City of Peoria, IL and adjunct faculty in M.B.A programs at Benedictine University, Springfield, IL and Robert Morris University, Peoria, IL. She is the founder of McKnight & Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in strategic planning, process improvement, change readiness and executive coaching. The firm also provides leadership training courses in performance based management, use of self, and strategic communication. She is an expert in implementing new processes and sustainable ways of doing business that result in increased revenues and cost savings.