Moderator: Danielle Shoots

Vice President and CFO

The Colorado Trust and Trustee for The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

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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.

Danielle is a passionate community member and serves as a Trustee for the Women’s Foundation, an appointed Board member for the Prosper Denver Fund and a member of Senator Coleman’s labor and technology cabinet.

Danielle Shoots


Instagram: @shootsd

Facebook: @dshootsbossup


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