Trevor Leeds – President

Trevor is a serial entrepreneur, primarily focused in the building technology and greater construction industries. With diverse experience in start-ups, joint venture projects, strategic marketing, business development and private equity placement, Trevor is helping to lead a 21st century renaissance in the roofing and construction fields. Out of college, Trevor quickly climbed the management ranks within the US markets largest and fastest growing fitness company, 24 Hour Fitness. It was here that Trevor found his passion for business and understanding of sales, marketing and business development. In late 2003 Trevor created his own business consulting firm, Universal Method, which later became The Leeds Group in late 2007. In that time, Universal Method played a significant role as a managing consultant in three major business ventures: a multi-million dollar health club turn around; a successful roofing manufacturing start-up; and an innovative, multi-million dollar, roofing technology start-up. Between 2006-2008, Mr. Leeds helped secure over $3 million dollars of private equity for the above mentioned projects, while completely developing their brand, market strategy, initial sales channels, strategic partnerships and multi-million dollar licensing agreements.

In mid 2008, Mr. Leeds brought aboard a team of strategic advisors to help advise and guide the The Leeds Group's future. Bringing together an extensive business network, resource pool and combined practical experiences, The Leeds Group was born and a unique strategic marketing and business development group was created.

Known for his unique business insight and ability to bring strategic resources to the table for his clients and partners, Trevor has been able to secure millions of dollars in business development contracts, joint venture projects and strategic licensing agreements. As a managing partner (RMO) in Chandler's Roofing, Mr. Leeds holds an active roofing contractors license in the State of California and has been recognized as the 2011 Residential Roofing Contractor of the Year by Roofing Contractor magazine and awarded the President's Club by GAF, America's largest roofing manufacturer.

Trevor enjoys his free time reading, working out, traveling and staying up to date on sports and world events, while donating as much of his free time as possible to giving back to his community. Trevor received his bachelors from UC Davis while playing for the Aggie football team.


Freddie Lewis – Director of Development

Freddie received his Bachelors Degree in Business (Marketing) and Psychology from the University of Southern California where he not only was a double major but also played on the legendary football and baseball teams. Prior to attending USC, Freddie spent one year at the small prestigious Menlo College Business School. While attending Menlo College Freddie was awarded the Black Businessmen’s Scholar-Athlete Award for his exceptional performances in the classroom, as a youth mentor, and on the playing fields.

After graduating from USC, Mr. Lewis embarked on his diverse international business, marketing, and management ventures which found him working in Australia and the UK. Freddie worked for Sydney/Melbourne/London based Media Sports & Entertainment Pty. Ltd. developing marketing and branding programs for represented athletes. While living in Australia, Freddie worked for 3AW Radio Station as a Program Designer, Media Presenter and On-Air Personality.

Having worked internationally and gaining vast experience, Freddie returned to the US and found immediate success in Corporate Sales for the Long Beach Ice Dogs Professional Hockey Team.

It was the within the automotive industry however, where Mr. Lewis made his mark combining his sports and entertainment contacts with business. As the VIP/Corporate, Sports & Entertainment Manager at South Bay BMW-MINI Cooper, Freddie maintained his leadership role in sales while reaching the highest customer service rating in a calendar year. Freddie’s outstanding achievements in 2005 resulted in him attaining the Top 5 BMW Worldwide Ranking in sales and customer service.

Mr. Lewis' hobbies and interest include sports and acting. A true talent, Freddie was drafted and played for the El Paso Diablos (Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks). He holds a passion for motorsports and plans to someday compete in the ALMS


Brenda Leeds – Office Manager

Brenda is the backbone of The Leeds Group's office and a highly skilled team leader.  Mrs. Leeds brings a strong, 10 year background from the banking industry and has been instrumental in helping organize and maintain a consistent accounting and operational flow with The Leeds Group's clients. Known for being the smiling, fashionable face of the office, Brenda maintains a streamlined communication flow between our staff and clients, ensuring nothing falls through the cracks.

Inspired by friends and family, Mrs. Leeds maintains very close relationships within her local community, where she is actively involved in community outreach and activities. Brenda's hobbies and interests include working out, family time, travelling and anything fashion. 


The Leeds Group
Phone: 714.944.1793

1927 Harbor Blvd. #174
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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