Leslie Paparo

High Performance Coach

Leslie empowers clients by identifying key values, sidelining their inner critic, and gaining clarity of their purpose and vision. She helps clients improve their communication impact, overcome conflict, and execute on their vision and plan. Leslie is also the in-house expert on the Fast Forward 360, interviewing client raters and providing in-depth reporting on the learning and implications. Leslie's natural curiosity lends itself well to uncovering our clients’ strengths and blind spots, which works to their advantage. 

Prior to working with Fast Forward Group, Leslie was the associate producer and editorial assistant at BookGirl TV, a web platform for writers and readers. She was responsible for creating and editing content, and video production. Leslie also taught elementary school for eight years at an award winning public school in New York City.

Leslie received her CPCC coaching certification from CTI (Coaches Training Institute), her M.A. from Columbia University, Teachers College and her B.A. from University of Massachusetts.  She lives in Connecticut with her husband and has two grown sons. Leslie’s hobbies include tennis, traveling, and weight training.