Leigh Anne is one of only 36 members including such icons as Walt Disney, Charles Schulz, George Lucas, Alan Hassenfeld (Hasbro) and Neil Friedman (Mattel, Toys 'R Us).
One of Brodsky's biggest professional accomplishments is creating a licensing juggernaut for preschoolers with Nickelodeon's Latina character, Dora the Explorer.
Her dedication and commitment to the industry and her service to the organization is exemplary and she has tirelessly led our charitable efforts.
She spearheaded the development and growth of SpongeBob SquarePants, turning it into a licensing legend and megabrand.
Leigh Anne built the Garfield licensing program into a multi-billion dollar retail property globally with partners American Greetings, Ballantine Books and Random House.
At Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, she developed a variety of consumer products and retail programs for iconic television and movie properties like Saturday Night Live and its big screen spinoff Wayne's World, as well as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Lassie.
"The Licensing Hall of Fame honors industry veterans who have made unique and outstanding contributions to the business. Brodsky joins a select list of only 36 inductees-including Walt Disney, Charles Schulz and Pete Rozelle-since LIMA began recognizing these giants in 1989."
--2011 Induction into the Licensing Industry Hall of Fame