Do you want to build deeper relationships with your customers?

I’ll help you do just that.

I partner with executive-level teams in both B-2-B and B-2-C industries.

Business Development

I design business development programs to strategically position your products and services to customers who actually need them.

Creative strategy and detailed implementation plans provide a roadmap for business results.

Services include long-term strategic marketing plans, brand development, customer segmentation analysis.

Marketing Management

Ready to go to market? I offer marketing campaign development and on-going management. I oversee select graphic designers and web developers to bring your campaign plans to life.

I provide project management services for large organizations.

Services include public relations, media relations, ad campaign management, lead generation campaigns and project management for website & collateral design.

Creative Process

Strategic messages spark interest with your target customer and motivate action. I implement a proprietary brand construction process that gives your business a unique voice. I use your brand construction to lay the groundwork for copy platforms and messaging strategies. My award-winning writing achieves results.

Services include sales collateral & brand identity pieces, website content, capabilities briefs and professional & industry award entries.


Meet Leah. She’s a make-it-happen marketing and communications consultant.

I build deep, long term relationships with a select group of well-established businesses. I have the innate ability to build trust quickly and work seamlessly with key personnel at all levels within your organization – and across geographically disperse locations.

I focus on developing a detail-driven understanding of your organization’s goals. That sets the stage for us to meet your business development objectives together.

Are you looking for a marketing executive that can scale services to fit your organization’s on-going needs? I’m the one.

My credentials include applied work in Business Development, Public Relations, Mass Communications, Non-Profit, and Government Procurement. I hold an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama Huntsville; a B.A. Marketing from Wittenberg University; and a Certificate in Federal Proposal Management.

I am based in Huntsville, Alabama and I currently work with clients in Michigan, Indiana, Texas, Ohio and the Carolinas.

Want to see examples of my work? Just ask.

Professional Awards

Medallion Awards, Public Relations Council of Alabama (2016) – Award of Excellence, Writing for Public Relations – Kent Companies, Inc.


Lantern Awards, Southern Public Relations Federation (2014) – Award of Merit, Huntsville Utilities Website Relaunch


Medallion Awards, Public Relations Council of Alabama (2013) – Medallion, Judges Award (Runner Up to Best in Show), Writing for Public Relations – Brown & Meers Homes


Lantern Awards, Southern Public Relations Federation (2011) – Award of Excellence, Appleton Learning Franchise Materials

Community Recognition

Still Serving Veterans, a 501(c) 3 organization – Certificate of Appreciation (2013)


305 8th Street, a 501(c)3 organization – Special Thanks – donation of services to relaunch 305 8th Street’s website


American Advertising Federation, North Alabama – Best Public Relations Manager, 2015 – The People’s Vote
Leadership Roles & Professional Organizations

Public Relations Council of Alabama – 2018 State Conference Co-Chair; Chapter President, North Alabama 2014, 2015


Southern Public Relations Federation
2015 Chapter President of the Year


Huntsville Committee of 100 – BizPac Board of Directors, Creative Cities Fund Committee


Leadership Huntsville/Madison County


(256) 426-5026

Thrive Business Development LLC
6585 Highway 431 South, Suite E #197
Hampton Cove, AL 35763