Leslie E. Vaughan is a member of the professional faculty at Berkeley Haas. Her courses include Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting and Special Topics. She holds CPA and CMA licenses, a MAcc and BS from Auburn University, and has over 20 years teaching experience at the college level. She has taught both full-time and part-time at traditional private and public four-year colleges, as well as community colleges. She has taught a wide variety of accounting classes from Introductory courses through Intermediate, Managerial, Cost, Advanced, and MBA level courses. She was awarded Accounting Faculty of Year while teaching at Saint Louis University.

In addition to academe, she has served as Controller for a Japanese automotive part manufacturer, as well as briefly practiced tax in public accounting. She is a world traveler and an avid swimmer and cyclist.