Leslie Gardner

Position title: Software Developer Lead

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: leslie.gardner@wisc.edu

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Leslie Gardner has worked at UW-Madison since 2009 and has been in IT for over 20 years. She has held technical roles in multiple divisions on campus including the Division of Enrollment Management, Division of Continuing Studies and the Division of Information Technology. She has worked behind the scenes as a PeopleSoft developer and Systems Administrator all in support of the University’s Student Information System (SIS). In addition to her work on SIS, Leslie also administers Oracle’s first-ever Student Cloud implementation which benefits the University’s Precollege population. Leslie has a passion for troubleshooting, automating tedious processes and researching/implementing new functionality to help improve the experiences of staff, students and faculty in the system. She has earned a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Miami University (Ohio) and an M.S. in Computer Information Systems at Northwestern University.