L.D. is a results driven, successful sales and business development professional with 20+ years experience advancing corporate objectives, revenue and mission by building collaborative partnerships and trusted relationships. After a 6 year run as a recruiter /Sales Development Manager at a NYC staffing company, LD entered a 20 year career in advertising sales. The last 2 years she was at a media organization where she served as the National Sales Director creating solution based advertising programs for Associations, Fortune 500 companies and Advocacy clients that needed to reach Congress. She was responsible for generating ad revenue for Print, Digital, Mobile, Programmatic, Content Programs, and Event Sponsorships. Her territory consisted of Washington DC, New York, Boston and Philly. Clients included: Comcast, Citi, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Pfizer, Business Roundtable, National Retail Federation, Thomson Reuters, ACLI, American Bankers Association, National Manufacturers Association, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Americans for Tax Reform, US Travel Association, USPS, GE and Council for Immigration to name a few. Prior to this, she was the DC Sales Director representing world class brands, Fortune and Money. Upon joining Time Inc., LD opened the DC office for the Business 2.0 brand and built the DC market from 0- $2M in 2 years. She then built the territory for Fortune and Money from $ $4.5M to $6.0M selling multi platform sponsorships and partnerships to Geico, VW, TRowe Price, Capital One, Hilton, Marriott, Genworth Financial, NASDAQ, SHRM , ANGA, CFTC. LD earned a BS. Business Economics from State University of New York at Oneonta.