Leslie Kerner on Moving Your Family From the City to the Suburbs

In Chapter 5 of 21 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, education software company executive Leslie Kerner answers "What Factors Did You Consider in Your Decision to Relocate From the City to the Suburbs?" After starting a family in New York City, Kerner and her husband look to emulate their own childhoods and raise children in a house with a yard where they can play. They look at suburban options that provide that atmosphere along with manageable commute times and a diverse community and ultimately decide to move to New Jersey.

Leslie Kerner is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Professional Services group at Amplify, a software and services company innovating K-12 education. She is responsible for building and managing training, professional development and consulting services for schools. Previously, Kerner worked as a management consultant at Deloitte & Touche. Kerner earned an MBA from the Duke University and a BA from Northwestern University.