Our Company, Leary Public Relations

1986 by Leslie Leary Medalie, Leary & Co., Inc. Public Relations is a full-service public relations agency which handles a wide array of national, regional, and local accounts. Specializing in consumer, retail, financial services and consumer high-technology accounts, the agency has developed innovative public relations campaigns for a wide variety of well-known clients since 1986. Leary & Company’s diverse team of professionals has developed and implemented public relations programs for a diverse client roster including T.J. Maxx, Chadwick’s of Boston, La Redoute USA, Roaman’s, Fidelity Investments, HomeGoods, A.J. Wright and Fidelity Technology Solutions, among others.

Leslie Medalie

President, Leary PR and Profits For Nonprofits

Leslie Medalie is the president and founder of Leary & Co., Inc. Public Relations, an adjunct professor of public relations at Emerson College and president of The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation.

Ms. Medalie is involved on a daily basis with all strategic development including for public relations clients media outreach supervision, spokesperson training, and other related activities. She acts as company spokesperson for a wide array of companies and has been on numerous television programs and in print interviews on their behalf, including HGTV, PBS, Fox News and more.

Leslie Medalie started Leary & Co., Inc. Public Relations with the Burger King/New England and Jordan’s Furniture accounts. Ms. Medalie has traveled throughout the United States on behalf of such retail giants as TJX Companies (TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, AJ Wright), Brylane, Redcats USA, Boston Apparel, The Orvis Company and Fidelity Investments handling media tours, spokesperson interviews, special events and grand openings.

At Leary PR Ms. Medalie has brought in and directed national public relations campaigns for such well known clients as Ted Turner’s Vermejo Park Ranch, New England Development, Family Education Network, Trans National Travel, Bread & Circus /Whole Foods Supermarkets, Bertucciís, The Seaport Hotel, Finagle a Bagel, Fidelity Capital Companies, Fidelity Life Insurance Company, Fidelity Personal Trust Services, Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund and many more. The company has represented both the nation’s finest Fortune 100 companies as well as exciting cutting edge companies poised for explosive growth.From national consumer and business media tours, to online publicity, special events development and implementation, spokesperson media training, crisis communications, new product /website launch and more, Leslie Medalie has extensive experience in every level of public relations. Additionally Ms. Medalie has worked with a wide array of area causes in both the fund raising and public relations arena and is the president of The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation, as well a recent board member of Riverside Community Care and Boston Women in Media and Entertainment.

Prior to starting Leary & Co., Inc., Ms. Medalie managed consumer accounts including Philip Morris USA, Zayre, and Lowell Shoe for Ingalls Public Relations in Boston. She began her public relations career at Sandy Hamer Associates in Hartford, Connecticut.

A graduate of The University of Connecticut, Ms. Medalie resides in Needham with her husband and children Ryan and Caitlin. Ms. Medalie can be reached at

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