Danielle studied Biology at Salem International University and graduated with a Baccalaureate degree in 2006. During that time she volunteered with Aurora Lights, while living in and exploring West Virginia and developing a deep appreciation for the area. She began working in the renewable energy industry in 2008, specifically with new wind power plant construction. She later received her Executive MBA for Project Management in 2009 and is working for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as a Project Manager for the Onshore North America region today. Danielle currently lives in Florida, enjoys paddling, snorkeling, and exploring the beaches and natural springs.