2016 Rising PR Stars: Leah-Michelle Nebbia, Assistant Vice President, Makovsky

Leah-Michelle Nebbia is a highly strategic, collaborative, detail-oriented, focused and exceptionally dedicated communications practitioner who brings a maturity and thoughtfulness to her work well beyond her years.

Nebbia's client service, strategic counsel, media relations and writing skills are second to none. One Makovsky client named her “a real driver; one of the best and most promising young professionals I have seen in a long time.” Nebbia is a go-to resource for creative and impactful media strategies, distillation of complex themes into digestible communications messages, and a leader in the development and execution of thought leader messaging and forums.

Industry colleagues and clients clamor to work with Nebbia: she is a stellar employee and invaluable member of the health team at Makovsky, where she has led some of the agency’s largest, most complex and most challenging programs and clients. She is always looking to grow and learn, and has consistently contributed to the Health Practice and healthcare industry as a budding thought leader. Her teammates say she is “a great communicator and educator” and cite her openness and availability, as she is always eager to answer a question and provide on-the-job feedback and coaching.