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Teresa Leigh

Teresa Leigh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Teresa Leigh Household Risk Management LLC, a leading firm in the household risk management arena. Her firm specializes in assessing and mitigating household risk for affluent families including fiscal oversight, best practices for hiring and retaining domestic staff, and the development and execution of proactive risk management strategies.

Teresa is a 28-year veteran in household private service, is a nationally renowned expert and one of the most sought after public speakers on all aspects of household risk management.

Teresa is also a published author on the key household risk management topics of analysis of operational budgets, domestic staffing trends, and security and integrity issues. She has written and consulted on several articles and white papers, including “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” in the June/July 2007 issue of Private Wealth Magazine, a HUB International Personal Insurance whitepaper on the Domestic Staffing Cycle both in 2007 and 2009, and “6 Questions for Your Executive Assistant” in the January 2010 issue of Worth Magazine, “10 Questions for Your Personal Chef” in the April/May 2010 issue of Worth Magazine, “The Worst Thing that Could Happen at Home” on, “The Craigslist Syndrome” in the August 2010 issue of Private Asset Management and “Safety Precautions for Home and Business” in the Winter 2011 issue of Family Business Magazine.

Teresa’s presence on the speaking circuit spans appearances across the U.S. to educate the affluent community and their circle of trusted advisors on identifying and reducing risk in the employment of household workers. Teresa’s most recent speaking engagements include: 2008 LIDO Family Wealth Conference in Laguna Beach, CA; 2009 Private Banking World Conference in Nassau, Bahamas; 2009 Institute for Private Investors (IPI) Spring Forum in New York, NY; 2009 Family Wealth Alliance Advisor Event in Chicago, IL; and Keynote Speaker at 2009 HUB International Insurance Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX; 2009 Family Office Exchange (FOX) Financial Executives Forum in Chicago, IL; 2009 and 2010 NBA Rookie Transition Program in Palisades, NY; 2010 NBA Players Association Sports Agents Symposium in New York, NY; 2010 Family Wealth Alliance ‘Alliance U’ in Chicago, IL; 2011 Family Wealth Alliance Spring Event in Chicago, IL; and Keynote Speaker at Chubb Personal Insurance sponsored events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver, Tampa, Minneapolis, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Teresa Leigh Household Risk Management offers educational programs that are accepted for CIMA®, CPWA®, Certified Financial Planner® and Insurance continuing education credit. For course or program information please email

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