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Leah   Hurley  

Communications Manager

Academic Division
Areas of Expertise
Leah has worked in the marketing strategy and media production space for over 10 years. Her experience is grounded in the bleeding edge of this space, first in non-traditional, interactive and experiential marketing and now in socially-conscious, value-driven communications. She is the founder of Craft Media where she works with businesses and organizations on marketing strategy, media production and communications. Clients include Brooklyn Based, Fiddler's Green Farm, Forefront Church, The Lewis Institute at Babson College, Pop!Tech, The Restorative Justice Institute of Maine and Sweet Roots. Previously she was Partner/Operations Director for the advertising agency Sub Rosa throughout 3 years of rapid growth where she managed campaigns for clients including PepsiCo, Cub Cadet, Davidoff and Estée Lauder.

Leah holds a BS (Honors) from Babson College in Business Management and brings the disciplines of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action to her work. She is a founding member of the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) where she currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, and is the co-founder of an event series for women entrepreneurs in NYC called The Salon. She lives in Portland, Maine and believes strongly in the power of media to effect positive change.​