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Leslie Llewellyn Capstraw

Chief Operating Officer

Leslie Capstraw is an accomplished marketing and operations executive with a prodigious degree of experience driving business solutions for marketers, establishing client trust and building high performing teams. 


Leslie brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role. Prior to joining Summit, Capstraw was President/Strategic Adviser with online education firm Genius Produced, establishing operating procedures and standards of performance to meet the organization’s vision, steer staff accountability and deliver excellence for clients.  Before that she was Chief Operating Officer for boutique consulting firm China Luxury Advisors. Leslie also spent three years with Weber Shandwick as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of its Los Angeles office, driving market growth and providing senior executive counsel to clients including ResMed, Verizon Digital Media Services and GM among others. 


Earlier in her career, Leslie spent 14 years with Ogilvy, most recently as Executive Vice President, Los Angeles Office head. During her time with Ogilvy, which included four years in Hong Kong, Capstraw worked on clients including LG Electronics and the American Chemistry Council. Her expertise in reputation management, branding, content strategy and customer engagement has earned several industry awards.   


As Chief Operating Officer, she is accountable for building operational excellence across the entire firm while maintaining Summit’s unique culture and dedication to high quality work. 

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