Leann West is a founding partner of Strategic Development Specialists, LLC.  Her ...

Leann West is a founding partner of Strategic Development Specialists, LLC. Her primary focus is the promotion of her clients and their projects to local and state officials.

Mrs. West has been in the government relations field since 2010 when she began working at the Wladis Law Firm. Her experience includes working with numerous business, municipal, and not-for-profit clients assisting them with their government relations and economic development needs, including business development, project advocacy, funding acquisition, contract procurement, tracking of legislation, development of and advocacy for or against legislation, and coalition building.

Mrs. West obtained her B.A. in Global Studies and French with honors from St. Lawrence University. Her other community involvement includes volunteer work for the American Heart Association, participating in several races benefiting the American Cancer Society and the Jimmy Fund.  She has also served as a delegate to the Social and Economic Justice Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.