EDUCATION

1999
AEGD Dental Residency


1998
Doctor of Dental Medicine

University of Louisville School of Dentistry
Louisville, KY 

1989
BS, Secondary Education
and Mathematics

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN    

EXPERIENCE

2020-2022

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

2011-2018

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TRAINING/ SELECTED ELEMENTS 

  • Advising the College-Bound Student Athlete certificate course (2017)

  • IECA Annual Meetings (2012, 2013, 2018) 

  • IECA Professional Member retreat (presenter) (2016)

  • KYACAC Annual Meetings  

  • Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions (2011) 

2012-2020

INDEPENDENT COUNSELING – Leigh N Moore College Consulting, LLC 

Independent Affiliate, College Admissions Planning, LLC

  • Engaged in community outreach as well as individual counseling service 

  • Individual services focused on equipping students for self-advocacy and responsibility and guiding families to make decisions grounded in long-term objectives

  • Developed working knowledge of publicly available college data sets; used data visualizations to help families see trends and understand admissions dynamics.

  • Roster included students from approximately 30 high schools in 8 states.

2013-2019

VOLUNTEERISM AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY

  • Co-hosted speaker Marty O’Connell (Colleges that Change Lives) with
    DuPont Manual HS (2013)

  • Facilitated middle school counselor training for Jefferson County Public Schools

  • Facilitated presenter for high school counselors at JCPS in-service days (2014)

  • Hospitality committee, 2019 NACAC meeting 

  • Co-hosted mock admissions event with Sacred Heart Academy (2013)

  • NACAC fairs (volunteered, facilitated breakout sessions, 2013, 2018)

1990-2012

ADDITIONAL TEACHING AND COUNSELING EXPERIENCE

  • Highlands Latin School;  Louisville, KY
    College counselor, math teacher (2009-12)  

  • Volunteer State Community College;  Gallatin, TN
    Math instructor (1992-93)

  • Gallatin High School;  Gallatin, TN
    Math teacher (1989-92)

  • Upward Bound, Madisonville Community College; Madisonville, KY 
    Math teacher (Summers 1990, 1991, 1992)

2001-2011

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE 

  • VALEO Communications;  Louisville, KY
    Features writer (2007-2011)

  • Central State Hospital;  Louisville, KY
    General dentist/in-patient
     routine and emergency care) (2001-02)

VOLUNTEERISM AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY      

  • Co-hosted speaker Marty O’Connell (Colleges that Change Lives) with DuPont Manual High School    

  • Facilitated middle school counselor training; hosted high school counselor speaker for JCPS (2013)

  • Hospitality committee, 2019 NACAC meeting 

  • Co-hosted mock admissions event with Sacred Heart Academy 

  • NACAC fairs (volunteered, facilitated breakout sessions, 2013, 2018)

ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

  • Proficiencies: Tableau, Excel, Canva, Infogram 

  • College visits:  Approx 130

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND PHILANTHROPY

  • Christ Church United Methodist (1997-Present) 

  • Sunday School teacher (youth, adult) 

  •  CCUM Mission team Kotosi, Uganda  2008 

  • mPower (Dental training team) Dokolo, Uganda  2010 

  • Cabbage Patch Settlement House Louisville, KY Member,  Board of Directors (2002-04)

PERSONAL

  • Raised in Madisonville, KY

  • Louisville resident since 1993

  • Family:  Husband Robert, sons Bob (USNA ‘23) and Mac (Wofford College ‘25), daughter Jane (Virginia Episcopal School ‘23)

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