Andrea K. Leigh, Co-Founder of Leigh & Burdick, has been providing strategy consulting for brands on Amazon for two years. Prior to her consulting practice, she spent 10 years with Amazon.com, most recently as GM/Category Leader for Amazon.ca, leading the launch of over 15 product categories and growing Amazon.ca to the largest e-commerce retailer in Canada. In addition, she ran the Amazon Prime program in Canada and drove the country’s Cost Out (profit improvement) programs. She has worked with over ten thousand vendors, hired hundreds of Amazon employees, and led a variety of cross-functional teams and categories at Amazon, including Amazon Fresh, Grocery, Home Improvement, Tools, Automotive, Kitchen, Pets, Lawn & Garden, Toys, Baby, Books, Clothing, Watches, and Luggage.
Melissa Burdick, Co-Founder of Leigh & Burdick, has been consulting with brands on Amazon for two years. Prior to Leigh & Burdick, Melissa was Vice-President of e-Commerce at the Mars Agency, where she advised brands on effective Marketing on Amazon, and as a Senior Consultant at Accenture, focusing on advertising, merchandising, and business strategy. Melissa has 10 years of experience with Amazon.com where she helped launch the Consumables, Prestige Beauty, and Advertising businesses, structuring the early strategy for the retail health & beauty business and launching over 300 CPG manufacturers from P&G to Burt’s Bees. She also developed Amazon’s advertising programs, creating the first ecommerce ads and sponsorships for all of Amazon’s programs (Amazon Mom, Student, and Studios to name a few). She now advises brands with their ecommerce strategies, specifically marketing and designing for online profitably and with success.
Nicole Draper, Executive Assistant at Leigh & Burdick, works to ensure all projects run smoothly and effortlessly. With over 11 years of administrative support experience across various professional sectors, she provides our clients with clear, timely communication and thorough and thoughtful project management and scheduling. Her expedient, hands-on approach ensures that all projects are managed with the utmost professionalism and confidentiality.