Alfred Leach is a seasoned strategic communications executive with more than 20 years of experience, that includes corporate and major-agency public relations work at Deloitte, Dun & Bradstreet, The New York Times and Burson-Marsteller (New York, NY), respectively. He is a strong collaborator who brings fresh thinking and effective solutions to our clients.
As an advisor, Alfred leverages the power of business strategy and integrated communications to generate positive influence among key constituents to organizations and its leadership. He has counseled many of the world’s top brands, including Coca-Cola, GE, Rubbermaid, The New York Times, Dean Foods, and Fast Company on investor relations, corporate issues, thought leadership and brand management.
During his career, he has worked alongside many of the nation’s top law firms to drive successful outcomes for clients involved in proxy fights, mergers and acquisitions, corporate malfeasance, and litigation. He has extensive experience in national and international media relations, digital, writing for the C-suite, internal communications and stakeholder sentiment analysis.
Alfred has established himself as a respected advisor to many of the city’s business and civic leaders and as a champion of economic development for the Research Triangle and the state of North Carolina.
Alfred and his family live in Chapel Hill, NC. He enjoys hiking, tennis and landscape design. A graduate of Connecticut College, Alfred currently sits on the boards of Passage Home, a poverty alleviation nonprofit in Raleigh, and Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill.