Director, Business Development
Leslie Hunter is an experienced business development professional with a 20+ year track record establishing, expanding, and managing strategic alliances, research, and marketing partnerships in various industries including government, technology and media. At Market Connections, Leslie develops and grows relationships with organizations and businesses across multiple markets, focusing on how our tools and research can help them meet their business goals.
Prior to joining Market Connections, Leslie was with Defense News/Sightline Media Group and eRepublic–a leading media, research and events company focused on the state and local government market. Leslie worked in various business development, sales, and marketing capacities with DC area media and technology companies including Washington Technology, Network Solutions, AOL and CareerBuilder.
Leslie is a member of TARA: a global constellation of influential women and was a founding board/committee member of several professional organizations including Women in Technology (WIT) in the DC area and the Professional Area Network for Women in Technology in Silicon Valley. Leslie has a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and attended Stanford University’s Professional Publishing Program.