Leslie Galbreath, APR

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 chief executive officer 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. With the launch of her bold, new venture, Magenta Marketing Communications, she collaborates with local businesses and nonprofits to blend fresh ideas with proven strategies to make business thrive and create better communities.

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) and Women in Manufacturing and serves on the board of the Reshoring Initiative. Leslie is a founder of the Indiana Women’s Political Caucus and Spark Progressive Co-op, is vice chair of the Hamilton County Democrats Communications Committee, and serves on the public service and APR committees of Hoosier PRSA. Leslie was named a Rising Star by the Indianapolis Star Press in 2012.

She is a frequent guest speaker on a wide range of strategic communication topics at local and national industry events. Recent speaking engagements include the Association of Manufacturing Technology’s Global Forecasting and Marketing Conference and Gardner Publications’ Top Shops, as well as a series of marketing communications workshops designed for local non-profits and sponsored by United Way of Central Indiana.

Leslie Galbreath, APR
Chief Executive Officer
dgs Marketing Engineers and Magenta Marketing Communications