Leslie A.M. Smith
Clever, creative, smart. This is how clients describe Leslie A.M. Smith and she works diligently for each client to maintain that standard and perpetuate that reputation.
Beginning her career at an Orange County advertising agency, Smith soon made a shift to association management and served as the communications director for local and statewide membership associations where she performed various public relations and community outreach functions.
Since founding McCormick L.A. Public Relations in 1994, she has assisted clients to serve their communities in engaging and interesting ways. She has worked with businesses large and small covering several industries including: nonprofit organizations, business associations, real estate, restaurants, aerospace, departments of transportation and water districts.
Contributing to the community as a volunteer, Smith is a past president of the Junior League of Long Beach where she is still a member; has served on the Board of the Fairfield Family YMCA; the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce; and held a variety of positions in the PTA including president.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and a Minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton. She has earned a professional writing certificate from California State University, Long Beach. She is a trained facilitator and a seasoned presenter.