Danielle Brannan joined New Leaf Biofuel in 2010 in order to follow her environmental passion while contributing her substantial business skills to a community-based company in San Diego, CA. After nine years, she has worked her way up to Executive Vice President, managing virtually every aspect of the company including raw material procurement, sales, logistics, regulatory compliance reporting, and human resources. During her tenure at New Leaf, Danielle has overseen exponential growth and helped position the company for future expansion. She serves as a board member of the National Biodiesel Foundation as well as the San Diego Clean Cities Coalition.
Danielle has undergraduate degrees from UC San Diego in Political Science (emphasis in Public Law) and Psychology. She also has a post-graduate teaching credential from Alliant International University, and briefly taught in the San Diego public school system. Prior to joining New Leaf, Danielle worked as a federal contract procurement specialist as well as in the commercial insurance industry specializing in business coverage, risk management, and corporate policy servicing.