Civil Service Commissioner
Lesley Santos has dedicated her professional career to helping business and organizational leaders manage change and achieve strategic goals. Currently, Ms. Santos is an Agency Business Consultant for Farmers Insurance. In this role, she is responsible for coaching and supporting more than 30 independent agency owners throughout San Luis Obispo and North Santa Barbara Counties in their marketing management, human resource development and sales performance objectives.
Prior to joining Farmers Insurance, Ms. Santos was the founder and CEO of Spokes, a San Luis Obispo-based nonprofit organization that offers management consulting, training and educational resources to aid nonprofits in fulfilling their missions. As the leader of Spokes, she worked closely with board members and staff of more than 130 area nonprofit organizations.
She looks forward to contributing her skills and experiences towards increasing efficacy, growth and job satisfaction among members of the County of San Luis Obispo’s workforce.
Ms. Santos is a very proud mother of two daughters, lives happily in San Luis Obispo County with her partner, Trevor, loves reading historical fiction and short stories, and, in her never-ending quest to learn, is currently working to master flip-turns in the pool.