Danny Corwin joined CCSA in September 2004 and serves as Chief Financial Officer. As a member of the Association's Executive Team, Danny leads staff responsible for core financial and accounting systems, financial planning, and treasury. He is also responsible for securing financial support in the form of grants from private foundations, corporations and government agencies in order to sustain the programs and operations of the Association.
From January 2000 to August 2004, he held the position of Director of Career Academies for the Los Angeles Educational Partnership. He was responsible for the programmatic operation of nine career academies designed to increase the college and career opportunities for low-income, minority high school students. Danny managed academy advisory boards, established partnerships with more than 100 Los Angeles businesses, coordinated paid internships for 125 students annually, and facilitated professional development seminars for high school teachers.
As a leader in the high school redesign movement, Danny secured and managed a $1 million federal grant to transform three comprehensive southeast Los Angeles. He also led Inglewood Unified School District in the creation of a five-year high school redesign strategic plan. Danny holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Santa Barbara and a Masters of Arts in Higher Education and Organizational Change from UCLA. In 2003, he participated in the California Community Foundations' Ambassadors Within program, consisting of 35 leading social entrepreneurs. He has served on the non-profit boards of Voices in Harmony and the New Visions Foundation, and currently serves as a board member of Temple Israel of Hollywood and Larchmont Schools. Danny lives in Los Angeles with his wife Zoe and their two children.
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