Carleen Donovan is the co-founder and managing partner of the preeminent integrated entertainment communications agency The Oriel Company, where she leads teams across three primary entertainment hubs – New York City, L.A., and Nashville.
The Oriel Company is the agency of record for a roster of legendary music superstars, A-list actors, household name brands, festival experiences, and thought leaders in the entertainment business.
Carleen has architected numerous campaigns for history-making Grammy and Academy award-winning creatives, Fortune 500 companies, and global philanthropic organizations. She is a member of the Academy of Country Music PR Task Force, and Live Nation’s Next Gen Femme program (created to empower and increase opportunities for women of color in the workforce). An ardent supporter of education, she also serves as a mentor/volunteer for the Harlem School Of The Arts.
Carleen is very proud of her Irish heritage. Her grandparents emigrated to the United States from Skibbereen in County Cork (paternal, neé O’Donovan) and Kenmare in Country Kerry (maternal, neé O’Sullivan). She is a native of New York City where she resides with her husband.