Leigh Ann Ambrosi joined Magrino in 2013. She oversees the agency’s Consumer, Food and Wine & Spirits practices, as well as handles the operations for Magrino day-to-day. Some of her clients at Magrino include Martha Stewart, William Grant & Sons, Hunter Douglas, Tone It Up, The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu, as well as numerous annual events and projects. Leigh Ann also spearheads the agency’s holiday preview, Magrino’s First Look.
Leigh Ann comes to the agency with over 20 years of experience in marketing and publicity. She began her career as a television producer working for shows including NBC’s The Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, and Emeril Live.
Prior to joining Magrino, Leigh Ann was Vice President, Brand Publishing for Crown Archetype, a division of the Crown Publishing Group/Random House. She oversaw the building of key brands for the company, including Jillian Michaels, Deepak Chopra, and debuted The New York Times best-selling author and nutritionist Haylie Pomroy, among others.
Leigh Ann’s previous experience includes over eight years as VP Marketing & Publicity for Sterling Publishing, as well as Director of Publicity for Clarkson Potter Publishers at Crown. She has created multi-platform marketing campaigns that encompass digital marketing, advertising, events, social media, buzz marketing stunts, publicity, brand building, and strategic partnerships.
Leigh Ann holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, with a minor in Journalism, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She loves cooking, and has a passion for mixology and wine. In her spare time, she can be found doing CrossFit, accessory shopping, or hanging out on her front porch with her husband, Rich, and their children, Max and Bella, in the suburbs of New Jersey.