Student, University Nebraska, 1970. Student, Creighton University, 1973.
Leasing associate John Madden Company, Englewood, Colorado, 1977-1979. Owner, director Cynthia Madden Galleries, Denver, 1979-1982. Director The Museum Outdoor Arts, Englewood, 1982-1986, president, since 1986.
Director John Madden Company, Englewood, since 1987. Advisor Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, Englewood, since 1986. Honorary director National Museum Women in the Arts, Denver, since 1988.
Member 50 for Colorado, Denver, 1986. Member American Association Museums, National Association for Female Executives, International Council Museums.
Married Roger D. Leitner. Children: Schuyler, Blair, Paul.