University of Central Florida
In 2018, Danny was appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to serve on the University of Central Florida
Board of Trustees. In the past three decades, he has served on the boards of numerous public,
private and nonprofit organizations. He is an Executive Board member of Enterprise Florida, Inc.,
a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders, since 2009.
He also serves as an Executive Board member of Visit Florida, the official tourism marketing corporation
of the state and on the Board of Directors for The Florida Chambers. Recently, he was appointed to the
Transition Advisory Committee on the Economy by Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis.
Danny serves on the board of Enterprise Florida, a private-public group of government and business leaders thatis known as the state’s principal economic development organization.
Danny is an executive board member of VISIT FLORIDA, the official tourism marketing corporation of the state. VISIT FLORIDA
serves as Florida's official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. VISIT FLORIDA is not a government
agency, but rather a not-for-profit corporation created as a public/private partnership by the Florida Legislature in 1996.
Ocala Tourism Development Commission
Danny served as former Chairman, Marion County Visitors and Convention Bureau. The Tourist Development department,
through the Ocala/Marion County Visitors and Convention Bureau, leads markets and grows Marion County’s travel
and tourism industry. Founded in 2004, the bureau enhances the local economy by using innovative and efficient
methods that attract visitor dollars and contribute to Marion County’s recognition as a viable vacation destination.
Marion County Planning and Zoning
The Planning Division of the MarionCounty Growth Services Department manages existing and future development by encouraging the availability ofadequate services and facilities, ensuring the wise use of our natural resources, promoting awareness and consideration
of cultural resources, and facilitating the protection and enhancement of the quality of life in Marion County.
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Danny serves on the board of directors, Florida Chamber of Commerce, a hundred-year-old trade body that promotes
a business friendly climate and jobs creations in the state.
Danny serves on the board of directors with Florida TaxWatch. As an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute and government
watchdog for forty years, Florida TaxWatch works to improve the productivity and accountability of Florida government. Its research recommends productivity enhancements and explains the statewide impact of fiscal and economic policies
and practices on residents and businesses.
Florida Sports Foundation
Danny serves on the board of directors of the Florida Sports Foundation, a 501(C)3 non-profit corporation. It is the official sports
promotion and development organization for the State of Florida. It is charged with the promotion and development of professional, amateur, recreational sports, and physical fitness opportunities that produce a thriving Florida sports industry and environment.
World Trade Center, Orlando
Danny serves on the board of directors of World Trade Center Orlando, a valuable regional tool that empowers members
to increase their trade by tapping into the World Trade Center Association’s vast network. WTCO provides comprehensive
international trade services and key global contacts to facilitate and expand trade for regional and worldwide clients.