Leslie Brooks is a veterinarian with an interest in helping to shape public policy. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 with both a veterinary degree and Master in Public Health. She has a passion for bringing effective change to our food industry and sees working with Food Tank as a meaningful way to help accomplish that goal. As a veterinarian, she has worked in small animal clinical medicine, run her own house call practice, and helped grow a non-profit from the ground up. She enjoys volunteering, running, reading, and traveling. She currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband, toddler, and cat.