Leigh Wasson

Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Leigh enjoys being an advocate for founders and brings 28 years of wealth and investment management and client advisory experience to the founders and entrepreneurs with whom she works. In her role as a Senior Wealth Director with BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Leigh collaborates with a wide range of team member specialists and external advisors to develop and implement comprehensive wealth management plans and solutions for individual investors. Leigh’s background includes working with and advising both individual and institutional investors and she has lived and worked in Australia, London and New York before moving to the Bay Area in 1999. Leigh is a member of the advisory board of Astia, the board of the Association for Corporate Growth San Francisco chapter, the west coast board of buildOn, and the board of directors of The Japan Society of Northern California. Leigh has a BBA in Finance from The University of Texas and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She resides in Sausalito and enjoys sailing and hiking