Chief Communications Officer
Leanna Anderson is Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Michael Baker International. In this role, she oversees the firm’s communications strategy and the integration and implementation of public relations and marketing activities designed to elevate the Michael Baker brand.
Ms. Anderson brings more than 20 years of corporate and agency experience to her position. Previously, she served as vice president of marketing, corporate communications and sales support for ServiceLink, where she established the communications department, recruited the team and oversaw the strategic planning and implementation of an enterprise-wide internal and external communications program.
Prior to her role at ServiceLink, Ms. Anderson was the vice president of corporate communications at LANXESS where she led corporate communications for the company’s North America region. For Siemens Water Technologies, she served as the director of corporate communications and developed executive communications programs, leading communication efforts during a strategic turnaround initiative that included restructuring and merger and acquisition activities.
Ms. Anderson is a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh XXXI and serves as a guest speaker for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Journalism. She previously served on the board of directors for the Neighborhood Academy, where she chaired its marketing committee, and also was a member of the National Association of Manufacturers Public Affairs Steering Committee. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.