WHO


In 2010 Lesa founded Linster Creative, a full-spectrum marketing and public relations agency in Seattle. With more than 20 years’ experience in brand development, communications, media relations, strategic marketing, and events, her focus today is in the world of lifestyle and hospitality. She gained experience working for bedrock Seattle entities such as The Seattle Mariners, MSNBC, The Seattle Times, University of Washington, and The Moyer Foundation.

Lesa has spent her career managing strategic growth and development for products and initiatives, spearheading program, fundraising, and awareness efforts in more than 40 cities and nationwide. Her clients have been found on the TODAY Show, CNN, NBC, ABC, ESPN, MSNBC, The Travel Channel, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, GQ, Travel & Leisure, Outside, Sunset, The New York Times, Real Simple, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Met and many more. She has developed events of all scale in cities across the country, including Seattle, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and Dallas.

Lesa and her team work with clients to expand their reach, develop brand partnerships, engage customers, share stories, and drive sales through new and creative paths. Linster Creative has worked hand in hand with chefs and hospitality leaders to open more than 25 restaurants and a number of hotels; has developed and managed countless marketing, PR and social media campaigns for profit and nonprofit companies; has developed and executed extensive strategic marketing plans, and produced promotional videos and websites for clients. Lesa is actively involved in her community providing pro-bono support to organizations who serve at-risk youth including No Kid Hungry, UPower, and Blanket Coverage Foundation.

Lanie Mullally brings over a decade of experience from the corporate sector, and more than three years in hospitality and events. She spent the 10 years exploring both the art and science of retail and fashion in the corporate offices of Nordstrom and held multiple roles across the company throughout her career, including Division Product Coordinator, Merchandise Financial Planner, and Education Developer.

Lanie holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Communication from the University of Arizona. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, pilates, calligraphy, and exploring her neighborhood of Magnolia with her husband and dog.