Leeatt Rothschild is the Founder and CEO of Packed with Purpose, a corporate gifting company that creates deep societal impact through the everyday act of gift-giving, from empowering underserved women with job skills to supporting sustainability efforts. Packed with Purpose gifts enable companies (from Fortune 500 to nonprofit organizations) to create social impact while positively influencing their business across employees, clients, and other key stakeholders.
She has over 18 years of experience at the intersection of business, sustainability, and brand purpose. Prior to founding Packed with Purpose, Leeatt was Vice President of Advisory Services at Mission Measurement. In this role, she advised Fortune 500 Chief Sustainability Officers and executives on maximizing the impact and financial returns of their social responsibility initiatives. Previously, she developed innovative marketing strategies and insights at a global digital agency.
Leeatt has always been passionate about social change. She served as a Rotary Youth Ambassador in Morelia, Mexico prior to earning her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University. Upon graduation, Leeatt served two years in the Peace Corps in Paraguay. There she launched an income-generating fertilizer business with local farmers, witnessing the profound impact that economic development has on underserved communities. Leeatt went on to earn her MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a Masters in International Studies from The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
Leeatt serves as a board member for the Anti-Defamation League, an advisory board member of Bright Endeavors, a mentor for Wesleyan University’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Loyola University’s Baumhart Scholars, and is an alumni of the Schusterman Foundation Fellowship. Leeatt continues to share her thought leadership as a conference speaker and Forbes contributing author on how companies can effectively embed purpose across their business. She lives in Chicago with her husband, two daughters, and twin boys.