Leslie Stevens – Public Relations & Social Media

Leslie Stevens is the founding partner of LaForce & Stevens, a marketing/PR/social agency with expertise in a variety of industries including wellness, food/culinary/spirits, consumer products, fashion/beauty, entertainment, technology, travel, home design and non profit.  The agency is known for creative and compelling campaigns that help brands build an identity, enhance awareness and establish a connection with consumers. Client experience includes Balance Water, Unreal Candy, Veuve Clicquot, Clos du Bois, Kraft, J&J, Valspar, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Target, Lipton, Adidas, Zumba, Nectresse, Amazon, LinkedIn, Elizabeth Arden and Williams-Sonoma among others.

LaForce & Stevens navigates the media landscape with smart pitching and relationships.  L&S understands the importance of influencers (celebrities, tweeters/Instagramers, big talkers, etc.) and creates programs to reach and persuade them to become brand ambassadors. The agency is also known for media and social worthy events including Target pop up stores, Veuve Clicquot Polo events, Adidas stunts, fashion shows, wellness product launches, etc.  In addition, L&S is well known for aligning brands with non-profits including Valspar with Habitat for Humanity, Wacoal with Susan G. Komen, Listerine with Oral Health America among others.


The agency practice areas include media coverage, influencer outreach, collaborations/partnerships, digital/social strategies, events, experiential activations, spokesperson campaigns, cause related and business profiles.


Stevens began her career at Estee Lauder and worked at numerous agencies before founding LaForce & Stevens. She is a graduate of Princeton University and a keen supporter of all eco minded charities.