Name: Leslie Kidder‘02.
Occupation: Major gifts officer and parent fund manager for Beloit College.
Hometown/residence: Currently live in Portland, Maine.
Spouse: Fiancée, Andrew.
Pets: 4 rescued gerbils.
Hobbies: Playing soccer, knitting, travel, watching movies.
What are a few of your favorite things? Good food, best friends, my fiancée Andrew (cheesy but true).
What three items go in your desert island backpack? Water, food, and the blanket my grandmother gave me when I was born that doesn’t look so hot 30 years later.
What’s on your desert island jukebox? U2, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, The Cure, Simon & Garfunkel.
Favorite meal? Huevos rancheros.
Which talent would you most like to have? I wish I was able to play an instrument.
What’s your favorite hidden gem in the area? Not hidden, but favorite is Culvers!
Proudest/most memorable life-changing moment? Study abroad in China – being successful at learning Chinese and traveling by myself around China when I was a student at Beloit.
What are you most looking forward to? The next trip my fiancée and I have planned – currently a trip to the Netherlands over New Years to go to a Beloit friend’s wedding.