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Leslie Wingo named president of Sanders\Wingo

By Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News
On January 19, 2015
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Leslie Wingo

( – Sanders\Wingo Advertising, one of the nation’s leading African-American owned advertising agencies, has announced that Bob Wingo will become Chairman of the Board of the agency, and Leslie Wingo will assume the position of President/CEO.

Leslie Wingo joined the agency in 1995 and was named agency Partner in 2001. She has led numerous accounts over the years, including the U.S. Postal Service, Burger King and State Farm. More recently she has been responsible for the agency’s strategic vision and day-to-day operations.

Bob Wingo joined the agency in 1985 after a successful client relationship with founder David Sanders. Bob is known for taking the agency to national prominence and for his extensive community involvement, including the Texas Board of Economic Development and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial board in Washington, D.C.

“Today’s announcement formalizes a leadership structure that has been in place for two years now,” said Bob Wingo after the reveal was made. “Needless to say, I am proud of Leslie’s accomplishments and excited about Sanders\Wingo’s future.”

As Chairman, Bob will focus on cultivating and maintaining strong client relationships as well as continuing in his role supporting business development. As CEO, Leslie will oversee the agency’s overall growth, innovation and business strategy.

“Our company has built a reputation for intelligence, creativity and humanity,” said Leslie. “We are proud of our clients and the results we’re achieving together.”

Sanders\Wingo maintains a staff of more than 100 in Austin and El Paso, Texas, as well as satellite offices in New York and Atlanta. Sanders\Wingo’s work includes strategy, media and creative development for AT&T, KFC, Ocean Alexander, GECU, CINTRA US, Discover El Paso and other major brands.

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