Graduate School of Management Profile
Leslie Markham, MBA '11
Manager, Corporate and Financial Practice, Burson-Marsteller, NYC
Hometown: Pepperell, Mass.
Degree: MBA in Marketing
A firm foundation
After four years as a buyer and marketing analyst in New York's retail industry, Leslie Markham, MBA "11, was ready for a change. "I wanted to apply my knowledge across industries," she says. "The Clark MBA program was the next logical step and the best decision I ever made."
Collaborating on class projects with students from all over the world, Leslie learned the power of partnerships and commitment to common goals. "At Clark, it's about everyone working together and helping one another succeed," she says. "I see every day how beneficial that experience was in giving me the skills to lead domestic and international teams."
In her current position, Leslie advises Fortune 500 companies in integrating social media strategies and volunteers her services with Manhattan nonprofits, as well. "I"m confident in handling anything that comes up on the job because of the solid background in marketing and strategy I gained at Clark."