2815 Townsgate Rd. Suite 100
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Jennifer Leighton is a Senior Analyst and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® with Manchester Financial, a Registered Investment Advisory firm in Westlake Village. She specializes in helping divorcing and divorced individuals achieve financial peace of mind and she is passionate about educating and empowering women to take control of their financial lives. Jennifer is the creator of “Women in Financial Transition,” a highly-successful women’s event held twice a year at the Westlake Village Inn. She also founded the “Women’s Wealth Workshop,” a series of educational classes offered quarterly to clients and prospective clients. In addition to speaking at these events, Jennifer has presented to the Ventura County Family Law Bar Association.
Jennifer earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law. She is a published book author and a regular contributor to Westlake Malibu Lifestyle Magazine where she writes about the financial issues women often encounter. Her article, “7 Financial Tips for Women Facing Divorce,” was published on The Huffington Post.
Jennifer is a member of ProVisors, an elite networking group, and Elevate, a global professional women’s network. She is trained in Collaborative Family Law and a member of LACFLA, the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association. She is on the faculty of “Second Saturday,” a divorce options workshop, where she lectures on the impact of divorce on financial planning and retirement savings. Jennifer also serves on the Board of Go Red for Women in Ventura County, the American Heart Association’s initiative to end heart disease and stroke in women. She is the 2018-19 Chairwoman of The Circle of Red, Go Red for Women’s high-giving society.
Prior to working in financial services, Jennifer was an agent at Endeavor (now WME) – the world’s largest literary and talent agency. While at Endeavor, she sold a variety of television shows to both cable stations and major networks. Jennifer lives in Woodland Hills with her husband, Jack, and their adopted Rottweiler, Lili.