Danielle Millman - Vision Builder Award

Otter Learning - President

Danielle Millman is the President of Otter Learning, an industry leader in providing community focused early childhood education for children from all backgrounds. Otter Learning has 35 schools across multiple southeastern states. Danielle also serves as an executive officer on the Georgia Child Care Association Board of Directors. Danielle co-chairs the Learning and Professional Development Committee and advocates for students, early childhood educators, leaders, and owners across the state. Ms. Millman has been a speaker at several conferences and education events for teachers, directors, and school owners. Danielle has most recently won the Georgia Titan 100 award for 2022 recognizing her as a visionary leader in the ECE industry. Prior to joining Otter Learning, Danielle was the Chief Growth and Experience Officer at Endeavor Schools. In this role and in her previous role as Chief Operating Officer she helped grow the company’s portfolio from 3 schools to over 70 schools in just 8 years. After leading operations for her first 7 years at Endeavor, she shifted her focus to growth and experience, including identifying and integrating new schools while maintaining the culture, values, and care of people that Danielle is known for in the industry. In 2021, Danielle was able to lead the team to their greatest growth year in the history of the organization, writing the company’s integration playbook, launching a formal leadership training program, and facilitating the acquisition and successful integration of 19 schools and 1 company. Prior to Endeavor Schools, Ms. Millman was the Regional Vice President of Operations at a large post-secondary education company covering the South, Midwest, and East coast. Ms. Millman was responsible for overseeing the operations of 15 colleges and universities and supporting students, staff, and faculty for 3 years. Before joining Corinthian Colleges, Danielle worked at another large education group, Career Education Corporation, in a leadership capacity for 10 years. Starting as an academic leader, she was promoted to Corporate Director of Compliance supporting programmatic, state, regional, and national accreditation. She also led licensing, internal audits, and training across the organization for faculty, staff, and leadership. She then spent several years as a Campus President responsible for the operation of a large, allied health College. Her role was later expanded to oversee their southeast region as the Vice President of Operations. Ms. Millman formally began her education career at George Washington University over 20 years ago as an adjunct professor in allied health courses. In addition to working as a professor, Danielle was specifically trained to facilitate workshops in leadership, communication, and coaching for staff early in her career. She has also spent years acquiring industry leading knowledge and expertise. Danielle is a passionate advocate of early childhood education and is dedicated to professional development and training of all individuals in the field to ensure children receive the best foundational academic experience possible. Danielle worked in the medical field for many years prior to joining the education industry full time. She received a B.S. in Health Sciences, and graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University in Washington DC. Danielle has completed graduate coursework in Learning and Development, change management, training, leadership, and coaching.

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