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Leigh Bleecker, MBA, MHA

Interim President, Duke Raleigh Hospital

Leigh Bleecker, MBA, MHA, is the Interim President for Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Before accepting her interim president role, she served as Assistant Vice President for Finance and Divisional Chief Financial Officer for Duke Raleigh Hospital since 2011. She has been a part of the Duke Health Finance team since 2002.

Prior to joining Duke Health, Bleecker worked as a financial consultant with OSI Systems in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a native of North Carolina, originally from Fayetteville.

She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill and her MBA and MHA from Georgia State University.

In 2007, Bleecker received the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award and was named the CFO of the Year in 2012.

She is active in community outreach and serves on several community boards, including Chair of Board of Directors and former Treasurer of the Board of InterAct of Wake County; Member of Board of Directors for Holt Brothers Foundation; and former NC Commissioner of Tryon Palace. Bleecker began volunteering in 2001 as a yearly camp counselor of Camp Sunshine, a summer camp for children with cancer.