Meet The Fellows: Jessy Jacques


Jessy Jacques is a vision-driven change agent with a career-long record of digital advertising and marketing for leading organizations. She possesses a proven talent for aligning business strategy and objectives, with established digital advertising and marketing management paradigms, to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Presently, Jessy is a Senior Account Manager at Xandr leading publisher development for organizations within programmatic portfolio. As such, she’s managed to build and maintain relationships with some of the leading brands in media and technology.

Throughout her career in Digital Advertising, Jessy has implemented successful initiatives dedicated to the empowerment of underrepresented communities. Prior to joining Xandr, Jessy was an Account Management Lead at Verizon Media Group (VMG). During her tenure she worked alongside the Sales and Product teams to develop and market digital advertising products to VMG’s clients. Jessy was also the Women Inclusion Network Lead at VMG, where she strived to foster a community inclusive to women within tech. She also partnered up with the Time’s Up New York Chapter campaign, Pipeline to Support Emerging Female Professionals, at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival; and Governor Cuomo’s office, supporting women focused programs.

Before VMG, Jessy spent three years as the Public Relations Manager for Dorchester Media’s magazines, Right On! and Black Beat. There she worked alongside various creatives to drive content to Dorchester’s readers.

As a member of the ADCOLOR Advisory Board (AAB), Jessy is a champion for diversity and inclusion within the Media and Tech space where she helps to oversee the ADCOLOR’s Future’s programming. Outside of her AAB role, Jessy is also a guest lecturer for CUNY-Baruch College’s Weisman School, providing expertise and guidance into the world of digital advertising.

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it…” Estee Lauder

Want to see more Jessy? Find her on LinkedIn and follow her on Instagram @JessJacqs

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.