Leianne Messina-Brown is a resident of Dunwoody/Sandy Springs where she lives with her family in Chaparral Estates and currently serves as the social chair for the neighborhood association. They are active members of the Dunwoody Country Club. Her two children attend Wesleyan School where she has served as the publicity and marketing chair for the Wesleyan Artist Market and as a board member for the Wesleyan Arts Alliance. She currently serves on the board of Sandy Springs Youth Sports-Baseball/Softball as the VP of fundraising with additional roles on the Sandy Springs Youth Sports Marketing Committee. Her daughter rides for the IEA Equestrian team at Huntcliff Equestrian Center in Sandy Springs where Leianne serves as a marketing consultant. Her family attends Northpoint Community Church.
She loves working with buyers and sellers in the community she calls home and shares her passion for the area on her blogs www.AtHomeinDunwoody.com and www.AtHomeinSandySprings.com, both highlight "Modern Atlanta Living with Small Town Southern Charm." Click here to video a video about life in Dunwoody.
With 23+ years of experience in marketing and communications, Mrs. Messina-Brown is a proven leader in sales, marketing, branding and public relations. She honed her skills working for some of retail's powerhouse brands, The Gap, Inc., Jessica McClintock, bebe and Ann Taylor. As a Sponsorship and Marketing director for the minor league baseball team the Sonoma County Crushers in Northern California, she was integral in launching the team's stellar inaugural season by developing marketing programs for Pepsi, Charles Schultz and major Sonoma and Napa County wineries. She loves to use her 23+ years of experience with her sellers -personally staging their homes (adding flowers, rearranging furniture, adjusting artwork) to make their home the "jewel" of the price point in presentation materials and in person.
Her work has been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the country; Wine Country Living, Chef's Catalog, Frontgate Catalog, the Wine Enthusiast, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sandy Springs Neighbor Newspaper, Sandy Springs Reporter, Points North and much more. She has been featured on the Home Shopping Network, was the recipient of a Gourmet Golds Award for "Best New Product" at the Gourmet Show, featured on MomInventors.com and quoted in The Mom Inventors Handbook.
She comes to us with an extensive real estate background, most notably she was named "Rookie of the Year" for the Sarasota, FL, region for 2007 at her previous firm. Mrs. Messina-Brown's vast rolodex of connections and contacts spans from having lived and worked in some of the worlds largest markets; Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Portland, Boston, Tampa, Atlanta and Tokyo. She is successful in generating great results for her clients by fostering and maintaining close personal, business and community relationships. Her design and marketing background helps set her properties apart when preparing homes for sale. Her vast background in sales, fundraising and marketing has propelled her to be a top notch negotiator where she consistently achieves the best result for her buyers.
2012 Member, Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club