Lesly Simmons, Founder & President

Lesly Simmons



Lesly Simmons is a senior content and events producer specializing in audience engagement through events and social media. She has consulted with companies including Google, Amtrak, Oculus, Airbnb and others to develop and execute content strategies for conferences, product launches and influencer programs for nearly 10 years.

Before founding Simmons Creative, Lesly managed disaster and diversity communications for the American Red Cross in Washington DC, and worked as a reporter for the Washington Post and the Bureau of National Affairs. Lesly has a master's degree in ethics and philosophy from Georgetown University, and she currently lives in San Francisco.

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Project Highlights

  • Executive Producer, Handshake User Conference, Las Vegas

  • Speakers & Content Producer, Google I/O, Mountain View

  • Social Media & VIP Logistics Producer, National Association of Black Journalists Convention & Career Fair, Washington DC/Philadelphia PA/Boston MA

  • Speakers & Content Producer, Oculus Connect 3, San Jose
  • Social Media Content Producer, Fashion on the Square, San Francisco

  • Social Media Content Producer, 2012 DNC & RNC Conventions, Al Jazeera, San Francisco

  • Social Media Content Producer, Wells Fargo Championship, Charlotte NC

  • Event Producer, Amtrak National Train Day, Nationwide

  • Social Media Content Producer, National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters Awards, Washington DC

  • Producer, Holiday Mail for Heroes Kickoff Celebration, American Red Cross, Washington DC