Daniel has dedicated is professional life to the field of higher education. After serving in various roles at Illinois State University, including director of TRIO/Student Support Services, he became associate dean and director of intercultural relations at Lake Forest College. After four years with Lake Forest, Daniel moved into several academic development roles at Northeastern Illinois University before becoming Vice President of Student Affairs in 2016. His main focus is creating programs and strategies that support the optimal student experience within the various departments of Northeastern’s student affairs.
Outside of his main profession, Daniel teaches several courses through Northeastern's College of Education and has been published in several scholarly journals. He also is a member of the National Association for Developmental Education and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. He serves as president of the board of the Illinois Latino Council in Higher Education. He is also a founding member of the Illinois State University Latin@ Alumni Network and continues to be involved as vice president.
He currently serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' RED and scholarship committees. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.