Newport Beach & Company New Hires

As Newport Beach & Company continues to expand its marketing horizons, its team of dedicated marketing professionals continues to grow with it. We are proud to announce two new additions to our team and feel that these new members bring a wealth of experience in community relations and creative insight that can only further our efforts as a destination marketing organization.

Jane Dryden, Director of Creative Services
Jane brings over 15 years of exceptional design experience to Newport Beach & Company. Jane will head up all creative for Newport Beach & Company and is charged with managing all creative executions for the brand, act as conduit to all third party marketing vendors and oversee various creative endeavors including advertisement campaigns, tradeshow booth, video projects and email promotions.

Leslie Dods, Director of Special Events
Leslie brings more than 20 years of event management and community relations expertise to Newport Beach & Company. Leslie has held roles as Director of Events at the Orange County Business Council, Director of Special Events at Orange County School of the Arts and Director of Community Relations at Pacific Chorale. Leslie is heading up a comprehensive annual and intermittent special events program, development and cultivation of key community relationships and garnering sponsorships for Newport Beach signature community events.