YPC Member Spotlight

Meet Leslie Cole!

Digital Media Strategist at Ideas Collide

I work with clients across different industries (including healthcare, real estate, government, tech, and education), helping them develop advertising strategies (IE “Spend $100k on Google ads and $200k on Connected TV), and analyze the data from those campaigns to help drive improved results.

Hometown: Tempe, AZ

Education background: Bachelor’s of Science in Business Admin from U of A, and currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Analytics from GCU

How long have you been a member of YPC?: 1 year

Are you a Big?: yes – to a 9-year-old named Hollie, matched 6 months

What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve been given?: You are going to love 100% of any job you have, but if you are using your strengths and enjoy most of the people you are working with, be grateful.

What’s the most played song on your playlist?: Right now, All We Have by South for Winter

What three accomplishments, personal or professional, are you most proud of?:

  • I am proud of winning the volleyball State Championship 4x in high school (mostly because I had to work very hard to get time on the court and I’m very proud of sticking to it).
  • I received one of the top recognitions at my company in my first year.
  • Most importantly, I am proud of the relationships I have with my family and close friends. I feel that having solid relationships that you can count on is bigger than any professional accomplishment.

Name your top three personal hobbies or volunteer activities?: Hiking, yoga, reading

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