Chief Executive Officer
Kensley Leonard is the Chief Executive Officer of The Stewart Group, Inc. (TSG). As CEO, Leonard oversees all aspects of TSG’s operations. She has more than five years of experience in strategizing, planning, managing, and overseeing complex corporate public affairs campaigns, spanning a broad range of issues.
Leonard’s areas of expertise include media relations, project management, event planning, strategic communications, grass tops advocacy, and advertising placement. Throughout her career, Leonard has developed an extensive network of key influential opinion leaders whom she engages in public affairs campaigns.
In both Raleigh and Washington, DC, Leonard is a highly regarded issue advocate. Her deep institutional knowledge, seasoned insight into the public policy process, and longstanding relationships with key players in diverse business and nonprofit sectors help Leonard create value for all of TSG’s clients.
Leonard received a B.A. in Communication with a Media Concentration from North Carolina State University. She lives and works in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. When Leonard’s not busy transforming public opinion or affecting policy, she can often be found decompressing at Pure Barre classes and cycle classes or spending time at the beach.