Senior Brand Manager, Hornitos, Sauza & Tres Generaciones, Beam Suntory
As the Senior Brand Manager on US Casa Sauza, Leslie Danford leads Standard, Premium and Super Premium tequila brands Sauza, Hornitos and Tres Generaciones. As the #3 global premium spirits company, Beam Suntory has a dynamic portfolio in whisky, tequila, vodka, cognac, rum and cordials. Prior to joining Beam Suntory in 2015, Danford was a management consultant with Bain & Company and spent time in financial services. She earned her BA from the University of Chicago and her MBA from Harvard University. Leslie lives in Chicago with her husband and three sons.