Leslie Lighton-Humphreys is a computer system quality assurance auditor for a global pharmaceutical company located in suburban Philadelphia, PA. During her diverse career, which began with a year working near Chestertown, Leslie has worked as an office administrator, data entry operator, newsletter editor, website and MS-SharePoint content manager, software programmer, validation analyst, computer course developer and instructor, technical writer, validation analyst, and part-time weekly newspaper photojournalist. She is currently Chairman of the Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Elected Board of Auditors.
Leslie, who writes romantic suspense fiction under her maiden name, was a finalist in several Romance Writers of America (RWA) affiliated contests and has held officer positions in three RWA chapters. Two of her screenplays are on file at the Library of Congress.
Her first published history book, Upper Providence Bicentennial, raises money for her local library. Leslie is currently preparing a new biography of Washington College’s fascinating founder, The Reverend Dr. William Smith, Doctor of Divinity, for publication.
During 2012, Leslie will be a speaker at the RWA annual conference in Anaheim, California and plans to work as a production assistant on her writer/producer friend’s Bigfoot movie that will be filmed in Louisiana.
Hurricane Floyd survivors, Leslie and her husband Michael relocated from a historic community along the Schuylkill River and Canal, a mile from Dr. Smith’s in-law’s Valley Forge area estate, and now live in a house on the top of a hill.