Stephanie Theisen has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the company. Theisen will now oversee sales and marketing for all seven Leighton markets. She will maintain her GSM position in the St. Cloud market through 2020.
“The addition of Theisen as VP of Sales and Marketing will support the structure of our company as we continue to grow and expand,” said Bob Leighton, CEO of Leighton Enterprises. “Stephanie has a successful track record in sales, team building, and hiring. We are looking forward to her focus in those areas in markets outside of our corporate headquarters, in 2020 and beyond.”
“In the coming months I will focus on amplifying the impact Leighton Broadcasting has in the communities we serve,” said Theisen. “Leighton is a robust company with talented employees throughout our locations and divisions. I am thrilled to serve as the VP of Sales and Marketing for this incredible company.”
Theisen began her career at Leighton Broadcasting in 2003 as an intern in the sales department. With a degree in marketing from St. Cloud State University, Theisen was soon promoted to Account Executive, and accepted the role of General Sales Manager in 2014. In 2018, she was promoted to Executive Director of Leighton Events and Director of Marketing, in addition to her General Sales Manager duties.
In 2015, Theisen was recognized by Rising Through the Ranks, a program for women in radio management, and is a graduate of the MIW Mentee program.