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Leslie Andrews

Leslie Andrews Consulting
Owner / Principal
After a successful tenure as the Director of Community Relations and Corporate Partnerships for Rock Ventures, LLC since 2012, Leslie Andrews launched Daisy Ventures LLC which is the parent company for three other businesses: Leslie Andrews Consulting – specializing in nonprofit development and training; Leslie Speaks! – delivering motivational and corporate speeches for numerous groups; and the lifestyle blog “Grown Woman Chronicles” – targeting subjects important to women over 40. All of her businesses are continuations of her role with Rock Ventures where she oversaw the development and implementation of all the philanthropic and community support for the company in Detroit, Cleveland, Charlotte and Scottsdale, AZ.  Her responsibilities included all corporate charitable giving, management of all charitable relationships, identifying volunteer opportunities for the family of company team members and ensuring that the company’s award-winning community presence was clearly defined and metrically impactful.
Prior to coming to Rock Ventures, she served as the Director for the United Negro College Fund, where she was responsible for the Michigan market, leading a multi-million dollar fund development campaign for the nation’s oldest and most successful minority educational assistance organizations.
A seasoned nonprofit, community development executive with a background in radio media sales, Andrews is passionate about the role corporations and private entities can play in the lives of citizens. She continues to mentor numerous nonprofit leaders, college and high school students, and young women entering the workforce.