Leslie Bailey is a seasoned writer, editor, and media consultant. Before launching Indy Maven, she was the managing editor for AAA Crossroads magazine, lifestyle editor at Indianapolis Monthly, and a reporter for The Indianapolis Star where she penned a popular column called “The Adventuress.”

Originally from Michigan, she lives in the heart of the city with her husband, two sons, two cats, and one very large slobbering dog. Her hobbies enjoy cooking, reading, organizing (yes, really), and binging all the TV shows and Masterclasses she can find time for.