Meet The Fellows: Danielle Hemsley


Danielle V Hemsley aka Danie, is a left & right brain thinker, motivated by a fascination with human behavior and a love of data that enables her to uncover human truth and ‘the why.’ Danie is passionate about Diversity & Inclusion and believes that marketing and media when used properly can have a positive impact on our world and culture while still driving business ROI.  Other passions include, farm fresh food, playing poker, and learning about culture via ethnographic observation. 

Danie is an Insights Director at Carat where they manage a team of 3 researchers and have experience working on brands such as Diageo, Mastercard, Pfizer Consumer Health, and United Airlines.  In the industry, they are a member of the ARF Cultural Effectiveness Council, Dentsu Center of Excellence’s Futures Council, She Run’s It Member Ambassador, and a graduate of the Dentsu Aegis Network Route 500 program for high potential employees.  

Prior to joining the marketing research field, Danie spent 5 years as a Case Manager for people living with HIV and AIDS in the Hudson Valley, it is during this time that Danie enhanced her knowledge of the difficulties around making behavior change as well as an awareness of how strong the human spirit truly can be.    

Danie holds a BA in Sociology and Gender Studies from SUNY New Paltz and an MS in Business Statistics from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business where she serves as mentor for the Baruch College Exectives on Campus program. 

Want to see more Danie? Follow her on LinkedIn and follow her on twitter @DanieVHemsley 

Created in 2016 the AD Club of NY made a commitment of $100K annually to retain more diverse talent and promote more women into leadership positions. The ACNY i’mPART Fellowship Program, now in its fourth year, has expanded from helping 10 to over 50 women pursue their goals and elevate their executive presence – providing more access, tools, & nurturing necessary for them to grow and thrive in all aspects of our industry.

Each Fellow receives:

All-Expense Paid Trips to Exclusive Industry Conferences
Customized executive Training ‘Night School’ @PwC
Executive Salon Series – Access to top leaders in small settings; fostering mentor connections and intentional networking
1-year AD Club of NY membership


FOSTERING THE TALENT PIPELINE – Since 1986, The Advertising Club of New York  (ACNY) Foundation, has been dedicated to supporting and connecting advertising,  marketing and media professionals along their career paths. From students, to the C-suite, the AD Club seeks to provide opportunities and resources to promote, attract, retain & train a workforce of professionals that reflect all communities.