Leigh Burdett

Board Member | Programs Chair

Leigh A. Burdett is Publisher of Mandarin Neighbors Magazine and Owner/Founder and Tour Guide for e2ride bike tours. Leigh is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she received a BS in Business Administration.  After a career in radio sales in Boston and Jacksonville, Leigh launched her local bike tour company in 2010 to share with others what she appreciated on her personal rides. She recognized the opportunity to learn, educate and excite riders with history, nature, architectural gems, the arts, and an appreciation for the elements that make up vibrant, healthy, happy neighborhoods in hopes of creating more voices for such. COJ 2016 Preservation Award Winner.  Then in 2017, Leigh founded and is Publisher of Mandarin Neighbors Magazine, a private publication that works closely with the residents of Mandarin. Each issue is delivered monthly for free to the neighbors. Mandarin Neighbors Magazine brings the residents and local businesses together to build community. When not working, Leigh loves being with friends on the water, or in her river-friendly garden, riding a bike, playing golf, or any interesting outdoor spot for activities, especially that allow her to be with her 3 dogs.