Sr. Director of Campus Advancement
Raised in Miami, Spiegelman is a seasoned executive with twenty-five years of experience in non-profit and for-profit organizational management and revenue generation. Known for her knowledge in building and achieving strategic fundraising plans, she has also earned a reputation for having a kind and approachable manner and for dedicating herself to embracing the organization’s mission, heart, history, and community purpose. Most recently, Spiegelman served as the CEO / Executive Director for Cancer Support Community Greater Miami (CSCGM).
Some of her most cherished CSCGM projects were: creating the first Pediatric Oncology Program in conjunction with Carnival Foundation; working with Sharp General Contractors, Inc to initiate the first Haitian Cancer Support Group; cultivating and securing hospital-based partnerships through sponsors, Baptist Health South Florida / MCI and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; creating first multi-year Giving Society, the Guardians of Hope; serving on the first national Advocacy Task Force in Washington, D.C., the “Congressional Caucus on Cancer”; hosting Cancer Moonshot 20 / 20 Summit alongside local staff, CSC HQ, Vice President Joseph Biden and The White House; partnering with key volunteer leaders to create the Dr. Richard M. Zakheim Dedication Fund honoring late CSCGM Co-Founder; and working with an outstanding array of dedicated volunteers on over 17 signature special events.
Prior to her almost seven-year career as Executive Director for CSCGM, Spiegelman was with Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest. As the Janet (zl) & Richard Yulman Campus Development Director, she partnered with lay leadership and managed all aspects of Campus fundraising including the $24 million Home for Our Heritage Capital & Endowment Campaign.
As Marketing Director for The Falls shopping center from 1999 – 2007, Danielle was responsible for all marketing, advertising, local branding, public relations / crisis management, corporate and promotional partnerships and special events. Her professional highlights included being named Top Marketing / Business Development Performer for The Mills / Coca-Cola Partnership – Southeast Region, 2004, 2005 and 2006 and recognition for outstanding leadership in non-tenant revenue by securing $1.8 million in new business through non-leasable retail space.
Spiegelman came to The Falls from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where she served as Director of Special Events. Prior to UM/Sylvester, Spiegelman was the Regional Director, Advertising Sales & Marketing, Florida and the Caribbean for Pace Communications and Conde Nast Publications.
Actively involved in charitable work, Spiegelman received the Woman of Distinction Award and National Leadership Award during her decade-long service to Hadassah of Greater Miami (Chavarot Chapter). She is also a three-time Children’s Home Society Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient. Her volunteerism also includes years served as a Board Member and/or Committee Chair for the Women’s Division for Southwest Dade for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. She has also served as a volunteer Temple Beth Am, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Pediatric Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, (formerly Miami Children’s Hospital).
Currently, Danielle and her family are personally connected and dedicated to raising funds and awareness for advances in treating seizure disorders at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Brain Institute as well as Blue Star Camps’ Campership Scholarship Program. The Brain Institute remains very close to her family’s heart as Spiegelman’s youngest son is a former seizure disorder patient.
Additionally, Spiegelman a former Blue Star Camper and Counselor, was herself a grateful recipient of their camp scholarship program during her adolescence. Proudly, all nine Spiegelman grandchildren have attended Blue Star with her three children as second generation campers.
Spiegelman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising from the University of Florida. She lives in Miami with her husband Marc and their children Logan, Austin and Ethan.