Daniela Daniel

Daniela D. Daniel

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Languages Spoken


Daniela grew up in Georgetown, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a degree in communication studies. After graduating, she joined the Lance Armstrong Foundation (aka LIVESTRONG) as their volunteer coordinator, thus beginning her career in the nonprofit world. She received her Master’s degree in Human Services with a focus on human resources at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and joined the YMCA of Austin as their Director of HR in 2008. In 2012, she also assumed the role of executive assistant to the President/CEO, which she remains in today. She feels blessed that her day to day work supports staff and volunteers who have a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Daniela met her husband, Jason, at the Y. They have been married since 2011 and have two daughters. They enjoy camping, hiking, cooking and traveling.