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Leanne Budolfson

The Cumberland Gulf Group
Employee Communications Manager

Leanne is the first, and sole, communications professional for $20B privately held company with 7,000 employees serving two distinct businesses - Cumberland Farms and Gulf Oil. She is responsible for developing and implementing internal communications strategy and tactics to enhance employee engagement through inspiring and effective communications. As the first communications professional, Leanne holds responsiblity for building the communications function, adding new and strengthening existing communications vehicles, and integrating the function into the fabric of the organization. Achievements include launching a weekly voicemail from the CEO to employees, streamlining headquarters' communications, relaunching the intranet, including adding weekly news and a leadership blog, as well as developing a mobile app for internal communications.