As a marketing director, Lea provides strategic leadership and is responsible for messaging, positioning, and celebrating Ambassador Enterprises. Lea is working on an M.S. in Communication (Purdue University) and holds a B.A. in Visual Communication and Design from Indiana University.
Prior to Ambassador, Lea served as Director of Marketing at Credent Wealth Management, leading strategic acquisition and merger marketing efforts through omnichannel customer journeys. Lea also served as Marketing Manager with PHP (Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana), implementing integrated marketing strategies across multiple media/communication channels; Creative Director and Trademark Licensing Brand Manager at (Indiana) Purdue Fort Wayne; Marketing Director with Power Creative, Louisville, Kentucky, and was the start-up lead for Power Images and Power Architectural Arts, Louisville, Kentucky.
Lea has served on numerous boards, including Friends of the Rivers, Headwaters Counseling, First Presbyterian Church, and American Marketing Association, and is an advocate of Design for Good, a design-focused non-profit alliance that aims to enact measurable impact on society’s biggest challenges. She is also actively involved in the Fort Wayne National Veteran’s Memorial Shrine and Museum.
She is an advocate for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and founder of First Hope, First Presbyterian Church’s suicide grief support group. Lea enjoys time with family and friends, reading, learning, outdoor activities, and caring for nature.