Penny LeBlanc is a custom gift basket designer, wholesale buyer, and owner of Penny's Gift Baskets, LLC. Her company's goal is to create a one of a kind gift basket that leaves a lasting impression. Clients can request baskets by theme and provide basket content, such as, marketing collateral and promotional items. A photograph of each customized basket is provided with a detailed list of contents for client approval.
Penny received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Interior Design and Architecture. She was employed as an Interior Design Project Manager at Off The Wall and Research Planning Associates, before opening a residential design build company LeBlanc Design. She received the Historic Home Preservation Award for the restoration of the 115 E. Fifth Street residence in Hinsdale, Illinois.
Penny has been married for 31 years to Joseph LeBlanc, and he is employed at Fresenius Medical Care as Packaging Director. They have two daughters, Paula a Resident Anesthesiologist Physician at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, TX and Amanda a Senior Financial Analyst at Lockton Dunning Benefits in Dallas, TX.
Penny is a Master Gardener of Collin County and recently assisted in planting the Demonstration and Research Garden at the Allen Library coordinated with the City of Allen, TX, Beautify Allen and Allen Garden Club. She is a Board Member of the Big "D" Charity Horse Show and Chairman of the Big "D" Horse Show Gala that benefits the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital. She is currently a member and ambassador of the Allen/Fairview Chamber and participant in Leadership Allen/Fairview Class XXVII. She enjoys spending time with her family, riding her saddlebred horse The Final Edition, and gardening.
If you would like to know more, Penny's Gift Baskets was featured in Voyage Dallas Magazine in May of 2018.