Leslie Ward is the Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Corporate External Affairs at AT&T Texas. Her responsibilities include developing and executing state legislative policy and initiatives for Texas. Ms. Ward joined SBC (now AT&T) in 1998 following ten years in the Government Relations. Ms. Ward holds a BA in Political Science having attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Ms. Ward resides in Austin, Texas with her husband Don where they enjoy actively engaging in the community. They have three children.