Leslie Garrett joined CSF as Marketing and Communications Director in July 2015. Leslie brings more than 15 years of combined marketing, communications and public relations experience. In this role, her primary area of focus is to establish and implement CSF’s marketing strategies to increase brand awareness.
Prior to joining CSF, Leslie was Senior Manager of Corporate Communications at Intersections Inc. During her five year tenure, Leslie played a pivotal role serving as the primary in-house media relations and corporate communications liaison where her efforts helped to secure media interviews with top-tier news outlets such as CNN and NBC. She also served as co-chair for the Intersections Corporate Charity Committee which helped to raise funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals nationwide through small and large events such as their annual golf tournament.
Before working for Intersections, Leslie spent 10 years at AOL where she successfully led multiple offline and online acquisition marketing campaigns and was awarded the Excellence in Action Award and earned a spot on the Designated Top Talent list two years in a row.
Leslie’s passion for the outdoors comes from her father who taught her the traditions of hunting and fishing and the importance of conservation. Leslie holds a degree from Saint Leo University and enjoys SEC football (Go DAWGS!), NASCAR, horseback riding, and spending time with her husband and three children in their hometown of Lovettsville, VA.
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- Lack of access to hunting areas (26.03%)
- Lack of a mentor or instructor to take them (24.66%)
- Age limit restrictions on when they can purchase a license (1.37%)
- Lack of time or competing interests (19.18%)
- Technology (social media, phones, computers) (10.96%)
- Perceived negative public or peer-group opinions (17.81%)