JoAnne Leightner, Corporate Controller
Joanne began her Accounting career at a small law firm located in St. Louis, MO. After receiving her Master in Business Administration – Concentration in Finance from St. Louis University, she set off on a new adventure to the East Coast. She soon became a Division Controller for Summit Marketing. As Division Controller, she was responsible for directing day-to-day accounting transactions and the financial position of the division. Several years later, Joanne was offered Summit Marketing’s position of Corporate Controller in St. Louis. With a chance to come home to be near her family, she jumped at the opportunity. As Corporate Controller, she is responsible for the management of Summit’s financial position and reporting, oversight of the Accounting staff, government reporting and benefits administration.
Joanne also enjoys running. She has participated in many races over the years benefiting multiple charities. Additionally, she enjoys hanging out and traveling with her family and friends. Her guilty pleasure? Watching drama-filled reality programs every chance she gets.