Leigh Swanson received her Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Texas. After many years of serving in a variety of ministry roles in the local church, she began seminary studies at RTS Orlando and graduated with her Master of Arts in Theological Studies in May 2012. Leigh has been a youth director, a director of children’s ministry, a volunteer jail chaplain, and a curriculum writer. She is also a sought after retreat and conference speaker. Leigh was recently elected to serve on the Committee on Administration (COA) of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
After earning her MATS, Leigh began her role as the RTSO Associate Dean of Students. Her position includes the oversight the Mentoring Experience for M.Div. students and the Women in Ministry (WiM) program for female students and wives of students.
Leigh and her husband, Dr. David Swanson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church Orlando (EPC), have three adult children.