Leslie J. Sack is delighted to join the Structured Finance Industry Group as Director of Government Relations. Prior to SFIG, Leslie worked as Director of Government Relations for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. from 2012-2017. In this role she developed and executed corporate advocacy strategies to ensure policies were created to support energy technologies in the U.S. and foreign markets. She also worked to establish strong bipartisan relationships with federal officials and managed B&W’s Political Action Committee.
From 2009-2012 Leslie worked as a Government Affairs Analyst in the Public Policy Group at K&L Gates, LLP. From 2007-2009, she served as a politically appointed Senior Advisor for Policy and Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Before DOE, Leslie was an Assistant Staff Secretary in the Office of the Staff Secretary in the White House and a Policy Assistant for the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the Executive Office of the President.
Leslie holds a Master of Government Administration and Public Policy from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French from the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from New York, Leslie currently resides in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two children.