Leslie was raised in Highlands and graduated from Newberry College in 2005 with a degree in Math and Education. She then earned her Brokers license and went to work as a real estate broker and office manager for her father, Wick Ashburn. She has serve in many capacities on the Highlands-Cashiers Board of Realtors including Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice President, and is an alumnus of the Leadership Highlands Program. Leslie is married to Adam Cook, Supervisor for Hazel Creek Builders. They are members of Christ Church of the Valley, Leslie and Adam love living in Highlands, and feel very blessed to be able to raise their son Grant in such a wonderful community. The deep love for her home town, combined with over 10 years of real estate experience allows her to provide an enjoyable and successful experience for her clients.