Area of Expertise:
Leslie Brogden has 30 years of professional marketing and management experience. She has directed top advertising agencies , liaised with large franchisee organizations and directed major quick service restaurant companies.
Leslie founded several marketing/management consulting firms and worked with small businesses developing, patenting, and taking to market innovative consumer packaged goods.
- King of Infomercials with Kevin Harrington from Shark Tank
- Developing and moderating National franchisee conferences
- Guest spots and promotional tie-ins with Dr.Phil and The Les Brown Radio Show
As an entrepreneur, Leslie understand all of the challenges a business startup faces. She has the expertise to help with all phases and how to overcome the toughest obstacles in order to build an effective organization. Leslie joined the OC SBDC – Irvine in Fall 2018. Her strategic vision, marketing expertise, sales talents, and industry networks allow her to bring practical knowledge, insight, and advice to the startup clients.
How I Add Value to your Business:
Consumer Packaged Goods
Education: Leslie has an MBA from California State University, Dominguez Hills and recently received her doctorate in Entrepreneurship from Walden University.
Words of Wisdom:
You only need ONE Olympic gold medal to be a gold medal winner. Fail fast. Learn. Grow. Enjoy the process of creating your success.