Experience

image005

At Wildcat Communications you have the benefit of working with a seasoned and creative marketing strategist that understands the need for an integrated approach to marketing, PR and social media.

Our specialty is in developing a cost effective marketing strategy, public relations plan or event that will leverage your company’s stature and build a foundation for improved sales, brand awareness and community goodwill.

Leslie Allen is the founder and president of Wildcat Communications. Leslie’s marketing, PR and event experience spans a variety of industries – automotive aftermarket, real estate, retail, fine arts and non-profits. In the past fifteen years she has had the privilege of working on major marketing and PR campaigns for a large number of automotive aftermarket companies including: Cherry Bomb, Auto Custom Carpet, Shurhold Industries, Rancho, King Engine Bearings, Gallery One (Nashville, TN), Amp Research, Exide, MAHLE Motorsports, E3, Gearz, EngineQuest, A&A Midwest, Mr. Gasket Company, Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) and more.

Prior, Leslie worked with agencies located in Nashville and Memphis, TN – Buntin Advertising, Powell Advertising, and Cit Neifert & Associates providing award winning copywriting and PR for a mix of businesses.

Wildcat Communications is also proud to have provided event coordination and PR support for many non-profits on a pro bono basis including Harpeth River Watershed Association, sponsored by the Nashville chapter of Soroptimist International, Kingston Springs Historical Association, Harpeth High School and Harpeth Springaroo (a recent cancer relief benefit).

Past Accomplishments:

  • Process of launching Asian Aftermarket Company, HERI Automotive, in the U.S. domestic market
  • Successfully promoted AAEQ (now A&A Midwest), a remanufacturer and recycler, as a “Green” Business
  • Developed sampling program for new automotive aftermarket company – Shurhold
  • Launched and named new ethanol fuel treatment product to automotive and marine markets – PhaseGuard4
  • Promoted “Green” automotive aftermarket product to fleet and heavy duty customers – SOMS Technologies
  • Created consumer awareness campaign and RoadMap for revolutionary brake fluid test product-Phoenix Systems BrakeStrip
  • Coordinated multiple large industry trade show events – AMP Research, Durakon, ACC and Cherry Bomb
  • Handled national PR attention under crisis situations including press for all major networks and cable programs – ACC
  • Developed Trade Promotions for product category product that was losing market share (Durakon)
  • Developed Grant proposals and solicited funds raising over $1,000,000 for capital campaign for Nashville Non-profit – Progress, Inc.
  • Developed new branding campaign and PSAs for Progress
  • Developed and coordinated the non-profit agency’s golf tournament fundraisers
  • Developed and implemented PR plan to promote new spark plug technology – E3 Spark Plugs

Core Competencies:
Event Development and Execution, Strategic Marketing, Copywriting, Promotions Planning and Development, Client Management, Collateral Production, Market Research and PR Planning and Execution

%d bloggers like this: