Danielle Terrelonge is a marketing and communications professional based in Jamaica.
Her company, DRT Communications Ltd. offers Marketing Communications and Media Monitoring Services to over 40 clients across the Caribbean. Danielle’s experience has had her developing and implementing marketing communications strategies for companies such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Red Bull, Red Stripe and several others. She is considered an expert in risk mitigation for businesses in the area of corporate communications as well as she worked with several companies through mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings (IPOs).
She is the first recipient of angel investment in the Caribbean and thus the first woman to receive this type of investment. She successfully attracted 3 local businessmen/women and a business as investors. Danielle is also a fellow of Vital Voices- an international organization committed to the development of businesswomen globally.
She is also an alumna of the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
About Danielle’s Company DRT Communications Ltd.
The company was firstly positioned to be a small one-woman consultancy but has now grown into a fully fledged Communications agency with 20 employees full-time. Danielle founded DRT Communications in 2008 and in 2014 sought to expand her business across the Caribbean by implementing technologically driven media monitoring services. She sought local investment into her business by pitching to First Angels Jamaica.
The media monitoring service, as part of DRT’s mission to be ahead in marketing innovation, is the first of its type in the Caribbean and uses 100% technology to monitor all media mentions of clients on all media platforms.
The vision for the company is simple: DRT Communications is a Jamaican based communications agency serving Caribbean clients at international standards.