Leslie has focused her career on a deep understanding of the commercial real estate industry to drive robust marketing strategies that connect brands with their core audiences. As Gensler’s Global Director of Marketing & Communications, she leads a data-driven team that leverages storytelling to position the firm with its clients, talent, and global audience through strategic content that is timely, authentic, and purposeful. An active blogger and speaker, Leslie is passionate about modern marketing in a digital-first world.
In addition, Leslie has worked directly with Gensler clients on a variety of project types to deliver brand transformation services, education spaces, workplace innovation, and a masterplan for a venerable downtown library.
Leslie is a graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing and received her M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. She serves on the Board of Directors for The Success Centers, a Bay Area non-profit that breaks down barriers to equitable employment and empowers underserved communities by building new pathways to success.