Founder and CEO
Danielle Shoots 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. A proud Colorado native, Danielle is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, where she earned a degree in Business Administration. Danielle is also the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Colorado Trust, a private health equity foundation supporting Colorado communities.
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 passion for people and leadership, distinguished business acumen and tenacious work ethic have garnered her numerous accolades, including inclusion on the prestigious 2019 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, The 2020 Emerging Leader in Philanthropy from ABFE, 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.
Often the youngest executives in the boardroom, Danielle possesses a unique insight on leadership dynamics, millennial engagement and handling the nuances of a rapidly evolving workforce. From entrepreneurial Tech CEO's to VP's of Fortune 500 companies; people from diverse industries seek out Danielle to network and think-tank ways to improve their organization. Danielle's distinct industry perspective has made her a highly regarded Keynote speaker. 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 in giving back to the community. She has been a 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.
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"Danielle’s approach and eloquence in speaking on all things leadership is a powerful lens to shed light on a voice that isn’t always heard without creating divide. If you are searching for a speaker to help a group or audience embark and lean in toward pivotal and meaningful shifts in positive cultural change, accountability, diversity with an authentic, clear and relevant message , Danielle serves as a wonderful resource. Danielle is one of the most energizing, engaging, and versatile keynote speakers I have had the pleasure of knowing and learning from. She not only gives meaningful best practices on overall strategic leadership, leading as a millennial but speaks to themes that resonate with multi-generational audiences. She is one soul that leaves a room better than where she finds it!"
“Danielle brings a unique approach to strategic planning that benefits both public and private sector organizations. She knows process, she knows skill-building, and most importantly, she knows people. We recently partnered with Danielle to lead a small business client through a brand and business development strategy session. Danielle was a great asset to the project as she worked with the client to identify realistic goals and outcomes, and develop execution plans. Her partnership was of great value and we can’t recommend her services enough!”