“Paying it forward is an expense we all can afford and one that humanity can’t afford to live without. I’m honored and excited to be a part of BECA’s investment in emerging new Black leaders.”

Cynthia Leek Cleveland

BECA Marketing & Communications Consultant

Cynthia Leek Cleveland is a Brand Marketing and Communications professional that takes a vision and makes it reality through sound strategy development.  She intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization, brings them together into a coherent customer experience, and increases revenue and shareholder value.  Cynthia is currently a Marketing & Communications Consultant with the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA) where she is responsible for member communications, program management, digital marketing, and event planning.  Cynthia has extensive experience and expertise in startups, product launches, brand marketing, public relations, sales management, customer care, event planning, and emerging digital communications tools and techniques.

Cynthia’s strategic and tactical experience spans over three decades as a transformational senior leader in Fortune 100 Corporations such as AT&T (20 years), Equifax, The Home Depot and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) where she distinguished herself as a high-achieving contributor to the business and a highly respected and trusted adviser to C-Suite executives.

Cynthia is a native of Gary, IN.  She graduated from Spelman College with a BA Degree and a double major in English and Mass Communications.  Cynthia is passionate about mentoring youth and helping those less fortunate.  She is an active volunteer with Cool Girls, Inc. (teen mentoring group), Paralyzed Veterans of America and Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Cynthia currently resides in Atlanta, GA.