Today on Extraordinary Women Radio, I’m excited to bring you the very extraordinary Danielle Shoots . Danielle is the Founder and CEO of the Daily Boss Up, a digital startup that provides coaching, mentoring and consulting for leaders at every stage of their professional development. She is also the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Colorado Trust, a private health equity foundation supporting Colorado communities.
In this episode Danielle shares
- Her insight on leadership, drawing from her experience as a teen mom
- Her inspiration for starting the Daily Boss Up as a leadership coaching platform
- How journaling can help remind you of your resilience
- Her thoughts on work-life balance
- Her passion for the role of the millennials in corporate change
- How to deal with fear
- Some of her most important life learnings and the legacy she wants to leave behind
At the age of 26, Danielle embarked on her executive leadership path ascending to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. After the state, Danielle served as the Vice President of Finance and Business Operations for the West Division of Comcast, managing a billion-dollar capital portfolio and a team of sixty employees located in seven states.
Danielle’s youthful exuberance, distinguished business acumen and tenacious work ethic have garnered her numerous accolades. She was named to the prestigious 2019 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. The 2018 Woman of the Year Award for her work with youth in the community, and a recipient of the 2017 Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award.
During her remarkable career, she has been featured at TedxMileHigh, Women of Telecommunications Tech It Out Talk, the Black Women Lead Summit and The Women of Denver Summit – to name just a few.
As a mother and community advocate Danielle is passionately involved giving back to the community. She has been long-time mentor with the Challenge Foundation. She is also the President of the Board for Mile High Ministries, and an Executive Board Member for the Women’s Foundation of Colorado.
“I never think about what I want to do for a living, but only who I want to be for a living.” – Danielle Shoots
Let’s meet Danielle Shoots of the Daily Boss Up!