an Industry Leader


Serving the L.A. music community at large since 1988, Leanne has advanced countless careers and professional relationships in the industry, and is a strong advocate for issues concerning women in music. A true leader and visionary, she has been at the forefront of progressive change through the organizations and institutions she has served.

Los Angeles Women in Music (LAWIM)

Leanne is the PRESIDENT/CEO of Los Angeles Women in Music (LAWIM). This non-profit organization regularly showcases indie artists and young talent, presents seminars and workshops, hosts industry networking events and more. Since 1986, LAWIM has been honoring women who paved the way, supporting today’s women in music, and nurturing the new generations as part of their mission.

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Berklee College of Music

A summa cum laude graduate voice principle with a major in Professional Music, Leanne established the first college Alumni Chapter in Los Angeles in 1994 and served as its Chapter President for 11 years. Many of the structures and programs she implemented, served as a model for the now over 14 chapters nationwide, and garnered her a seat on the Board of Trustees (1999-2005) as the first alumni representative.

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