DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF
Danny joined Supervisor Cox's office in May 2007, working on a wide array of issues before taking on his current role as Supervisor Cox's Health and Human Services policy advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff. In his current position, Danny focuses on public health, mental health, senior issues, child welfare, public safety and homelessness; public policy areas that are of special interest to him. Danny represents Supervisor Cox on the Regional Continuum of Care Governance Board and the Campaign to End Downtown Homelessness. In addition to his policy work, Danny is the Supervisor's liaison to the cities of Chula Vista and National City.
Before joining the Supervisor's office, Danny worked as a Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of Seattle City Light – one of the largest municipally-owned power utilities in the United States. He served in this capacity as a National Urban Fellow; a highly competitive graduate program that combines academic coursework with an executive mentorship. Prior to the National Urban Fellows, Danny spent seven years working in the corporate world of sales, marketing and management.
Danny holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rockhurst Jesuit University and a Master of Public Administration from the City University of New York – Baruch College. He is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and is one of several of Supervisor Cox's staff members who are bilingual in Spanish.