Danielle joined The Zeist Foundation as Associate Director in 2020. She entered the world of institutional philanthropy in 2008 with the R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation where she held both operational and programmatic responsibilities including managing $3.7 million in active grants. She is an alumna of the Southeastern Council of Foundation’s Hull Fellowship and the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s Education Policy Fellowship.
Danielle’s previous experience spans both the non-profit and for-profit sectors with roles in development, association publishing, and business administration. She holds an ABJ in Newspaper Journalism from UGA’s Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication and an MPA concentrated on Nonprofit Management from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Danielle lives in Decatur with her husband, Jason, and son, Charlie.Back to Board & Staff