Leigh Lindsey, APR, is a communications strategist and agency leader known for driving results for brands ranging from small businesses to Fortune 250s. She specializes in developing creative strategies that bridge earned, owned and paid media, internal communications, crisis communications, events and corporate social responsibility.
Before joining MBPR as a partner, Leigh spent 17 years at MP&F Strategic Communications, rising through the ranks from intern to senior vice president. In her previous role, she led many of the agency’s longest standing accounts, working with clients in hospitality, spirits, tourism, education, transportation, automotive, manufacturing and commercial real estate. Leigh’s work has won dozens of industry awards, but her focus is always on the most important win — helping her clients surpass their business goals.
Leigh recently served as president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nashville chapter and is a recipient of its Mercury Award for accelerated professional growth and Olympus Award for presidential leadership. Additionally, she is a member of the board of directors for PRSA Southeast, an executive board member and marketing chair for Safe Haven Family Shelter and member of the board of advisors for Lipscomb University’s Department of Communications and Journalism. She previously served on the boards of Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, the League of Women Voters and as board president of children’s literacy organization Book’em.
A Columbia, Tenn., native, Leigh and her husband Scott have been married for more than 15 years. She loves to travel and can often be found at the lake with her dogs Eloise, Winston and Guinness. Leigh graduated magna cum laude from Lipscomb University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations and earned her accreditation in public relations (APR) in 2014.