Leslie McGuire came to Covenant House in 2017 as SVP of Quality, Performance and Site Support. Most recently, Leslie was the National Head of Centers at headspace in Melbourne, Australia, where she oversaw 100 centers that provide mental health, health, substance abuse and vocation and education services to 65,000 young people across Australia annually. Prior to her work at headspace, Leslie served as a Vice President at AmeriCares, providing vision, strategic direction and leadership for three of their key program areas, and as Deputy Executive Director at TeenScreen, where she developed and oversaw the organization's adolescent mental health and suicide prevention screening programs. At CHI, Leslie is responsible for leading our enterprise risk management work and overseeing the Site Liaison, Research, Evaluation & Learning and Child & Youth Protection teams. Leslie graduated from Lafayette College with a degree in Psychology and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of Michigan and a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia University.