Biography

LeeAnn Francis

LeeAnn Francis

LeeAnn Francis graduated from LDS Business College with an executive secretary degree, and then worked in the insurance industry as an underwriter secretary before becoming a full-time mother. Over the years, she’s served with several community groups, including the Children’s Museum (now Discovery Gateway) and the Children’s Justice Center. She served as president of The Rest of the Jazz, a charitable organization affiliated with the Utah Jazz.

In 2005 LeeAnn and her husband Jay served as mission president for the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While in Pittsburgh, LeeAnn helped oversee 130 missionaries on a daily basis, assisted with monthly training sessions, and frequently spoke at church functions. Her interests include decorating, shopping, golf, and water skiing.

Jay and LeeAnn have four children and 12 grandchildren.