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Lesley Farmer
VP of Community & School Relations
Originally from Ft. Myers, Florida, Lesley moved to Kentucky in 1996 to attend Eastern Kentucky University.  After a short career working as a producer in television, Lesley found her passion for working in the arts in Lexington.  She worked for LexArts for three years coordinating projects like Horse Mania and Dynamic Doors public art projects and serving as the marketing advisor to over 60 arts organizations.  She then transitioned to the Lexington Children's Theatre as their Director of Marketing and Audience Development.  She was proudly promoted to Managing Director for eight years working to engage the community and helped establish a $2.5 Million Endowment to sustain programming in Eastern Kentucky.  After a successful career in the arts, Lesley felt called to serve her church and our Diocese and transitioned to the Advancement Operations Director at Lexington Catholic in 2015.  She has served many roles in her few years at LCHS and is proud to now be the Vice President of Community & School Relations in the Advancement office.  Lesley is married to her best friend Craig, and together they have two children, Jackson & Madeline who attend Sts. Peter and Paul.