DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING COMMUNICATION
B.A. University of Connecticut
Leslie Medalie is the president and founder of Leary & Co., Inc. Public Relations (www.learypr.com) and Profits for Nonprofits (www.profitsfornonprofits.com).
Leslie Medalie started Leary & Co., Inc. Public Relations with the Burger King/New England and Jordan's Furniture accounts; she has traveled throughout the United States on behalf of such retail giants as TJX Companies (TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, AJ Wright), Brylane, Redcats USA, Boston Apparel, The Orvis Company and Fidelity Investments handling media tours, spokesperson interviews, special events and grand openings. Additionally she serves on the Board of Trustees of Riverside Community Care, one of New England's largest human services organizations and works for a wide array of area causes in both the fund raising and public relations arena.
Prior to starting Leary & Co., Inc., Leslie Medalie managed consumer accounts including Philip Morris USA, Zayre, and Lowell Shoe for Ingalls Public Relations in Boston. She began her public relations career at Sandy Hamer Associates in Hartford, Connecticut.