Daniel Frank, J.D.
Co-Global Director, ReadyNation
Daniel Frank joined ReadyNation in 2015 and serves as Co-Global Director of this nonprofit business membership organization of more than 2,200 executives across the U.S. and worldwide. Since 2006, we have supported our business leader members to promote public policies and programs that build a stronger workforce and economy through investments in children and youth.
With ReadyNation, Daniel Frank educates and informs leading Fortune 500 executives and key policymakers on childhood/youth development, education and related issues. In addition to this domestic policy work, Daniel manages the organization’s international portfolio operating under the name ReadyNation International (since 2014) and assists other countries with technical support to build networks of business champions for children. ReadyNation International also organizes major international conferences at the intersection of business and education policy including its flagship Global Business Summit on Early Childhood.
Daniel is a frequent speaker and panel presenter across the U.S. and abroad on how the business voice can strategically promote effective public investments in children and youth to impact current as well as future workforce development. Prior to ReadyNation, Daniel was a corporate and transactional attorney with one of South Florida’s oldest law firms. He has significant international business experience, previously served as Vice President of the Chile-U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Miami, Florida, and is bilingual in Spanish.
Daniel earned his B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Carleton College and his J.D. from the University of Iowa where he was a published staff member of the Iowa Law Review. Daniel is also a member of the World Bank/IFC Global Tackling Childcare Working Group.