As the Controller, Leslie Bonnikson is responsible for overseeing the accounting functions for McKinney Capital and Savvy Otter, a MC portfolio company. She also manages HR and risk for both companies, in addition to supporting the McKinney family.

Leslie joins the McKinney team after relocating to Birmingham from Gulfport, Mississippi where she previously served as the Director of Finance and Administration for the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. She also held managerial positions at the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence, The Home Depot, and the United States House of Representatives.

Leslie graduated from Auburn University with a BBA in Accounting/Human Resource Management and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She and her husband have two daughters, and she enjoys cooking and watching the Washington Nationals in her spare time.