Lesleigh Rizzi (AIWC Genoa) lived in Macon, Georgia until she moved to Italy in 2003. After graduating from Valdosta State University she worked for over 20 years in the construction business where she met her Italian husband, Leo. Together they opened and operated a successful Italian restaurant introducing Macon to authentic northern Italian food. In 2003 they decided to marry and move to Genoa with her two daughters, Amanda and Meredith.
For the last 11 years, she has enjoyed being a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language. Lesleigh has been an active member of AIWC of Genoa since 2005 and has held many positions on the Executive Board including President (three times), Vice-President, Secretary and Membership. Currently, she serves on the Board as President.