FleishmanHillard’s Lesley Backus Named to PRWeek’s Champions of PR
ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2017 — Lesley Backus, SVP, partner and director, account planning, has been named to this year’s Champions of PR, presented by PRWeek. Backus, who joined FleishmanHillard in 2010, has been instrumental in developing the agency’s branding and planning team, and oversees a team of brand strategists and a multimillion-dollar portfolio of clients. Aside from her outstanding client work, Backus was also the youngest member of the leadership team at the firm’s St. Louis headquarters, and is an outstanding mentor to young professionals in the office. The PRWeek Champions of PR list recognized 40 women in public relations and communications that are promoting innovation within their companies.