A North Carolina native and longtime Eastside resident for over 25 years, Lesha brings a diverse professional background in non-profits, healthcare and human resources. For 16 years, Lesha has held non-profit leadership positions in program development, outreach and fundraising, grant writing and grant making.
Currently Lesha is currently a partner at Star Insurance Group and sits on the board for Charlotte Regional Mortgage Lenders Association and Windsor Park Neighborhood Association. She has been praised for her ability to build and sustain business connections and community resources.
She and her husband of 31 years, Fred Dodson (COO, Dream Key Partners) have made a lifetime commitment to helping the improving the lives others in the community. Her son Malcolm is a trained chef living in Detroit and is her pride and joy. In her spare time, she loves the outdoors, cooking, gardening, live music, the arts and her Whiskey Women of Charlotte group.”