Development & Finance Associate

Danielle Kreie is the Development & Finance Associate at Destiny Arts Center, where she works to improve data tracking systems while supporting the organization’s development efforts. Originally from Illinois, Danielle has been with Destiny since 2018.

Danielle knows that arts programming can be a powerful tool to engage the mind and empower youth. She believes that every child has great potential and that the arts provide a unique opportunity for young people to build confidence, gain leadership skills, and learn self-discipline while becoming part of a welcoming community that promotes self-expression and creativity.

Danielle has many years of nonprofit administration experience in the youth development sector. Prior to joining Destiny, Danielle was the Office Manager for the Bay Area Urban Debate League, an organization working to bring debate to under-resourced high school and middle schools. Danielle also worked, and still volunteers regularly, with the Sun Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing youth education through the arts and sciences. In addition to her work at Destiny, Danielle enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and exploring new places.

Danielle holds a BS in Architectural Engineering with a minor in Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.