Green Festival Speakers

Danielle Tergis



Danielle Tergis is an award winning strategic marketing and communications expert with a passion and focus on the hospitality, health and wellness lifestyle, green initiatives and sustainable food sectors. As Marketing and PR Manager at the The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel, and its nationally renowned restaurant Art and Soul, she worked closely with celebrity chef Art Smith to create initiatives to position the restaurant as one of DC’s "must go" destinations. She also developed innovative programs such as the trend setting "Yoga on the Roof" program to incorporate the idea of healthy lifestyles and relaxation for hotel guests.

As Director of Marketing and Communications for Yoga Alliance, Danielle repositioned the world's largest nonprofit yoga organization as the leading registry of yoga professionals through a comprehensive branding campaign.  This resulted in 38% growth (18,000 to 25,000 registrants representing 120 countries) in 14 months. She also designed a record breaking national yoga event that garnered media coverage in nearly 60 TV and radio stations, 56 newspapers, and 15 online media outlets.

Danielle is a member of the American Marketing Association and is on the event committees for celebrity chef Art Smith’s World Festival DC and the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business ‘Women in Business’.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Mass Media Communications from West Virginia University and her Masters of Science in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University. Based in Northern Virginia, she enjoys the practice of yoga and perusing her local farmers market.