About IvyWise

The IvyWise Team

Lesley Kniffin

Managing Director of Global Sales

As the Managing Director of Global Sales, Lesley is responsible for creating and nurturing partnerships between IvyWise and schools, organizations, and businesses throughout the world. Lesley works with prospective partners to craft best-fit and bespoke programs, bringing IvyWise’s highly sought-after consultancy services to each group’s constituency.

Through IvyWise Partnerships, Lesley is able to provide our global expertise and consultancy services to a variety of audiences in order to demystify the college admissions process and allow students to reach their highest potential. Lesley collaborates with partners to tap IvyWise’s expertise for their benefit, whether it’s creating turn-key counseling and/or test prep solutions for new schools, training existing school staff on the highly-selective college admissions process, or providing premium speakers and events for businesses looking to present clients and/or employees with members-only access. No matter your needs, Lesley works to develop a partnership plan that utilizes IvyWise’s over 200 years of direct college admissions experience and tutoring and test prep resources to bring the most comprehensive and detailed expertise to your school, business, or organization.

Lesley earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law and went on to work for The Princeton Review, most recently as the Senior Director of Educational Partnerships, for over 20 years before joining the IvyWise team.

Lesley has two daughters and two puppies that keep her busy. In her free time she loves to travel, but her favorite hobby is feeding people. Her friends and family will tell you that her superpower is cooking the tastiest food and throwing great parties!