David Harris

Lecturer, Ad / PR

Main Affiliation

Media and Communication Arts

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Advertising and Public Relations


Shepard Hall







David Harris


David L. Harris brings a wealth of advertising and media agency experience to our faculty.  As a seasoned ad agency account management representative, David has over twenty years of experience managing client accounts covering a wide range of brands and product categories.  He has worked for agencies such as Ogilvy and FCB and was also a member of the senior management team at Mindshare, a leading global media buying and planning agency.  He is an expert on multicultural consumer marketing with experience in advertising development, strategic planning and media.

In 1993, David founded DLH Consulting, a multicultural consumer marketing consulting practice with emphasis on the African American segment.  His client list includes Colgate, Schick, USA Network, PNC Bank, CPC/Best Foods and many others.

David has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Boston University and an MBA/Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.