A 20-year advertising veteran, Leslie Wingo leads an agency of 90 people across offices in Austin, El Paso, and New York. She is a respected community leader in the areas of marketing, social welfare and cultural diversity.
Leslie is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction and overall business development. She has stewarded campaigns for State Farm, United States Postal Service, Burger King and other blue-chip brands. In 2012 and 2016, Black Enterprise Magazine named her one of the nation’s Top Women in Advertising and Marketing.
Leslie has served in director and committee chair roles on several boards, including the Austin Advertising Federation, the American Heart Association of Texas, the American Lung Association, the Austin Planetarium and The Contemporary Austin. She is currently serving as the board chair for AIDS Services of Austin.
In 2011, Leslie was awarded the Silver Medal by the Austin Advertising Federation and has been recognized as one of the finalists for the Austin Business Journal’s 2014 Profiles in Power.
Leslie is an accomplished athlete and longtime member of Travis County Strength. She lives in Austin with her husband, Christopher Martinez, their daughter, Eléana, and a Shih Tzu named Miss Texas.
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