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DANIELLE COATS, USN VETERAN – BOARD CHAIR

As a United States Navy Veteran having served during the Gulf War, Danielle understands what it takes to honor and defend her country. 

During her 6 year tour, she became well versed in managing, prioritizing and collaborating with diverse cultural audiences. 

She is highly successful in developing synergistic relationships to bring projects to completion on time and under budget. Danielle is a results-oriented, hands on developmental professional with twenty five (25) years of expertise in many facets across various industries. 

She has a verifiable track record for the successful completion of multi-millions of dollar in sales transactions through developing partnerships, action selling, coordinating trades, while building positive rapports with high level officials, business clients, and vendors. 

With a sound academic background, her career is supported by Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Master of Science in Business Management.

As a participative leader and mentor, Danielle consistently brings energy, decisiveness and equity to maximize team performance. 

She is a community enthusiast serving on the Family Selection Committee for Habitat for Humanity, and volunteers for Operation Hope, Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency (ACSS) and the High Museum. 


During Danielle’s service in the military, she experienced MST (Military Sexual Trauma), a form of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). She pursued mental healing and well-being, and continues to work on her own personal development with the help of life coaches and energy healing. 

Her professional and personal experiences coupled with her philanthropic spirit has been great preparation in fulfilling her purpose of being a servant leader. 

 Now more than ever with pride, passion and professionalism, being the visionary for V.E.T.S., she is ready to share her journey to help other veterans re-acclimate into their civilian communities with ease, armed with healing support and relevant information to empower them to create their own success stories.


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