Leslie Kuhlman joined the Embodied Magazine Board right from the beginning as she recognized the vital need for a place to share the fruits of a TOB-touched life as well as a hub for the national TOB ministries. She was bitten by the “TOB bug” after attending Christopher West’s very first week-long “Head and Heart Immersion Course” in 2004 and later helped to start Ruah Woods where she remained as the founding Executive Director from 2008-2020. Leslie has a M.A. in Labor and Employment Relations from the University of Cincinnati and has enjoyed a long career serving in leadership positions in corporate, higher education and non-profit sectors. She resides in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio is married to her husband Mark, has two grown daughters and one grandchild.