Organizational Engagement Strategist and Content Producer for Mission-Driven Organizations

Princeton, New Jersey


My super power is that when it comes to content strategy and organizational design, I can see both the forest and the trees - helping to set the strategy but also rolling up the sleeves to get the job done.

About Leslie

Leslie Jennings Rowley, LJR Advisors’ Principal, is an organizational engagement leader and content producer with over 20 years of experience in mission-driven organizations and a reputation for and track record of building new programs and sustaining key initiatives. Her passion lies in taking others on journeys—both physical and metaphorical. She loves collaborating with experts in all fields to create experiences to move people, to bring them together in a sense of shared purpose, and to take them from one state of understanding to another. With her super-power of being able to see both the forest and the trees, she can not only envision the touchpoints on that journey but also bring that vision to reality and produce life-changing experiences for whomever organizations need to engage.

Leslie has spent a career creating immersive and impactful campaigns and experiences to help draw individuals closer to mission-driven organizations in a variety of domains, including the creative arts world, the global tourism and hospitality sector, higher education institutions, and a variety of not-for-profits, Augmenting her many decades’ experience with both an MBA in international business and a PhD in media psychology, she brings a deep understanding of how best to connect to the people that organizations wish to engage. She has worked directly with Fortune 100 CEOs, global heads of state, professional artists, and academic powerhouses to shape campaigns, messages, and moments to bring people into their vision and get them fired up about the possibilities in what is to come.

Areas of Focus

  • Mission Alignment and Strategic Planning
  • Program Development
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation
  • Organizational Alignment
  • Strategic Communications and Media/Podcast Strategy
  • Content Production
  • Event Strategy and Activation
  • Leadership Retreat Development,
  • Facilitation

Primary Verticals

  • Higher education
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Nonprofit Organizations (health, education, arts)

Consulting Practice

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