Leslie Rosenthal, sponsored by Candi Childs, is a year round Naples resident. Leslie attended Schiller College, in Paris and Strasbourg, France studying French literature and art history. While raising her children, she funded and created a system -wide mentoring program for middle school children, preparing  procedural manuals, recruiting and training mentors to implement the program. With her high school daughter, she started the Posh Pooch, a luxury dog boutique providing upscale dog accessories and dog training classes with a 500 product website in Bethesda. Leslie enjoys, painting landscapes and  designing her own jewelry.

Did you know . . . Leslie is new to Naples. She enjoys sharing her love of jewelry design with her new friends. She and her friends bond on many afternoons by creating unique necklaces and bracelets made with semi-precious gemstones.