Communications Manager, Delivery
Leah Seay Anise is a communications manager at Uber where she leads communications for customer-facing delivery products. In this role, she manages media relations on consumer and merchant-facing technology for both Uber Eats and Postmates, overseeing global strategies for new initiatives, campaigns, and product launches.
Prior to Uber, Anise was a crisis and issues management spokesperson at Amazon, where she served as Amazon Operations’ main media contact and lead on-the-record spokesperson for litigation, theft, social media issues, and customer service issues – dealing with the company’s most difficult scenarios.
Anise began her career at General Motors (GM) where she led state and local public policy communications in Washington, D.C., executed creative campaigns for the Buick, GMC, and Chevrolet brand communications teams in Detroit, Michigan, and managed manufacturing and labor communications at the Flint Metal Center, in Flint, Michigan. Her career highlights at GM include hosting the global reveal of the first-ever mid-engine Corvette and managing a cross-country manufacturing roadshow for GM’s CEO, Mary Barra, and Executive Vice President of Manufacturing, Gerald Johnson, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Outside of Uber, Anise serves as chair of the Emerging Leaders Committee for The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, where she leads a team of national agency and corporate PR professionals that create resources for entry to mid-level PR practitioners. She also actively mentors rising PR students through The LAGRANT Foundation, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. In 2021, Anise was named one of the 26 Rising Stars in PR by Business Insider.