Daniel Frank is the Deputy Director for ReadyNation, a business organization based in Washington, DC with more than 1,100 members across the U.S. working to improve the economy through effective investments in children and youth at the state and federal levels. ReadyNation operates under the auspices of the Council for a Strong America, a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit.
Mr. Frank’s role involves educating and informing leading Fortune 500 business executives and key policymakers on childhood/youth education and related issues, spearheading ReadyNation’s bi-annual Global Business Summit, outreach with the Hispanic community, and raising the organization’s international profile.
Mr. Frank is a corporate attorney by trade and previously served as an officer and director of a bi-national chamber of commerce in Miami. He practiced general corporate and international business law with one of South Florida’s oldest firms where he gained broad-based transactional experience including complex commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border dealings. As VP of the Chile-US Chamber of Commerce, he oversaw strategic planning, operations management, and related public affairs work in the spirit of enhanced bilateral relations. He is fluent in Spanish.
Mr. Frank has a B.A. with honors (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Carleton College in Political Science and Spanish and earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa where he was a published staff member of the Iowa Law Review. Throughout his academic career and beyond, he has actively participated in ESL and related educational mentoring programs that fueled his passion to work on behalf of children and help ensure a stronger workforce and economy for tomorrow.