Major positions in leading pharmaceutical agencies, device manufacturers and independent clients
"Labor with honor."
- Henry Ward Beecher
Diverse skill set across multiple therapeutic categories and devices, DTP and DTC. Solid art and copy background with proven creative track record. Strong strategic planning, concept development and fluency across platforms.
"Donna is a supremely talented writer and art director. She has great vision coupled with a keen strategic insight. It's always a pleasure to work with such a collaborative partner."
Fiona O'Donnell, ACD, Surge Healthcare"Donna's creative energy has been an inspiration for me at Surge. She has a rich background in medical advertising and offers great insights into the industry."
Fannie McWatt, Copy Supervisor, Surge Healthcare"'Don't let them change you.' This was Donna's advice to me as we smoked behind S&H when I was having the growing pains every creative has when they have to step up their game. Her advice has stuck with me and I'm glad to still be myself, the same way she's been, maintaining her integrity and haute style over the years."
Paul Lawson, Senior Copywriter, Sudler & Hennessey"Donna and I worked on some great stuff that won some great accounts for Sudler and Hennessey. I'm very glad I had the pleasure and the opportunity to work with her."
Henry Veloso, Group Art Supervisor, Sudler & Hennessey"Donna is very creative. In addition, she is a true strategic thinker. She has excellent interpersonal and management skills and relates well to clients. She would be a valuable asset to any team/company."
Linda Holpp, SVP Management Supervisor, Sudler & Hennessey"As an Art Director at Sudler & Hennessey, I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Donna for the last two years. She is a tremendous Creative Director and an asset to any agency."
Jayson Salomon, Art Director, Sudler & Hennessey
"Donna is one of those rare creative talents who is equally comfortable—and skilled—working on the copy or art side of the business. In fact, she has done both throughout her career. She is a stickler for detail, who is capable of turning a clever phrase into a headline that sticks in the mind. She has a sharp eye for clean design and iconic graphics. What's more, Donna enjoys digging into the strategic issues that surround a brand and intently pursues creative solutions that address the issues. She is strategic, hardworking and tremendously dedicated to her craft. I look forward to working with her on many more creative assignments in years to come."
Joe Garamella, Executive Creative Director, Sudler & Hennessey"Donna is a unique creative director who truly understands that a concept is not just the artwork or just the words. Talented in both disciplines of art direction and copywriting, Donna can meld art and copy seamlessly, creating a powerful synergistic effect for the brands she works on. Strategic, responsible, dedicated, and creative, Donna makes a terrific addition to any team she works on."
Camille DeSantis, Co-President, Managing Partner, Guard Dog Brand Development, LLC"I've worked with Donna on various occasions and she's always a pleasure to work with! Super talented, smart and knows what she's doing! One main thing I can say about Donna is... she gets it!"
Jeff Chen, Art Director, Interbrand Wood"I've had the pleasure of working with Donna Hersh at two different agencies. She is a clear-sighted manager who knows how to articulate the scope of a project and identify what needs to get done. She takes into account the larger strategic picture, client perceptions, and expectations, working well with team members to deliver a great product. And, she has a sharp sense of humor that adds to any working relationship."
Emmeline Chang, Pharmaceutical copywriter/editor (freelance), Healthcare Dialog