Join Leslie Galbreath as she shares insights from her career as a leader in the marketing communications world, with nearly twenty years of experience serving the advanced manufacturing industry.
Leslie Galbreath, APR
Chief Executive Officer
dgs Marketing Engineers
Leslie is an accredited public relations strategist with extensive experience in all facets of marketing communications. She consistently uses research and data to help global clients develop strategy, craft brand identities, sell complex products and build lifetime customer relationships.
As CEO of dgs Marketing Engineers, Leslie oversees the overall strategic planning, creative development, public relations and digital communications activities for the agency and its global clients.
Leslie holds degrees in political science and Japanese from Ball State University and does ongoing graduate work at Georgetown University in the fields of public relations and corporate communications. She is a member of PRSA, the National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO), the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Women in Manufacturing and serves on the board of the Reshoring Initiative. She is co-chair of the APR committee for Hoosier PRSA and a member of the public service committee. Leslie was named a Rising Star by the Indianapolis Star in 2012.
She is a frequent guest speaker on a wide range of strategic communication topics at local and national industry events.
Amber ThomasVice President, The Association for Manufacturing Technology
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