Summit Strategy Group appoints Leslie Llewellyn Capstraw Chief Operating Officer

LOS ALTOS, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Summit Strategy Group, a California-based corporate reputation, public affairs and ESG consultancy, today announced the arrival of Leslie Llewellyn Capstraw as Senior COO. Capstraw comes to Summit after a career spanning Ogilvy, Weber Shandwick and in boutique consulting roles.

Capstraw will work closely with Summit Strategy Group Founder and CEO, Michael Law, and the leadership team to optimize business operations, improve client engagement, and recruit and retain world-class talent while instilling the culture from the customer-oriented business, work hard, play harder. across the organization.

“Leslie is a transformational leader with a proven track record in developing high performing teams that deliver exceptional results to clients,” said Law. “She is also highly qualified to ensure operational excellence. She joins us at an important point in our trajectory, as we recently opened our flagship office in Sacramento. I am excited about what Leslie will bring to Summit as we enter our sixth year of operations.

Capstraw commented: “Michael and the team at Summit Strategy Group are doing phenomenal work on some of today’s most important issues, including energy policy, higher education, land use and ESG strategy. . I am very happy to contribute to the growth and expansion of such a dynamic organization.

Capstraw brings over 20 years of experience to his new role. Prior to joining Summit, Capstraw was President / Strategic Advisor of the online training company Genius Produced, establishing operational procedures and performance standards to meet the organization’s vision, drive staff accountability and deliver excellence. to customers. Prior to that, she was Director of Operations for boutique consulting firm China Luxury Advisors. Capstraw also spent three years at Weber Shandwick as Executive Vice President and General Manager of its Los Angeles office, driving market growth and providing management advice to clients such as ResMed, Verizon Digital Media Services and GM. , among others.

Earlier in his career, Capstraw spent 14 years at Ogilvy, most recently as Executive Vice President, Group Brand Marketing Director and Los Angeles Bureau Chief. While at Ogilvy, which included four years in Hong Kong, Capstraw worked for clients such as LG Electronics and the American Chemistry Council. His expertise in reputation management, branding, content strategy and customer engagement has won several industry awards.

About Summit Strategy Group

Summit Strategy Group is a California-based national consulting firm specializing in corporate reputation, public affairs, and ESG strategy and advisory services. The firm’s founding principle is that every client needs a bespoke team of the best talent: agile thinkers ready to navigate and succeed in today’s ever-changing landscape. For more information, please visit

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