Leighann graduated from the University of Vermont with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016; having previously earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise and Movement Science (also at UVM).

Prior to coming to work at Excel, Leighann was a physical therapist with an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Acton, MA for 2 years. She has assisted patients in their recovery from a variety of injuries and enjoys working with young athletes, especially gymnasts.

As a former gymnast herself, in her spare time Leighann enjoys coaching gymnastics at the Metro North YMCA Gymnastics Center in Saugus, MA.