Dani Landolt

Chief Marketing Officer

Dani Landolt sits on concrete steps with her hands on an adolescent golden retriever puppy wearing Future Leader Dog bandannaDani Landolt joined Leader Dogs for the Blind in August 2014 and held roles as campaign manager and director of corporate relations before being promoted to chief marketing officer in December 2016.

In her time with Leader Dog, Dani has developed a corporate sponsorship program, launched three new fundraising events, developed a new Leader Dog logo and brand with associated messaging and grown revenue in her area by 20%. She oversees corporate and third party fundraising and all marketing and communication functions for the organization.

Prior to her arrival at Leader Dogs for the Blind, Dani most recently served as marketing & communications manager at American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM). At AAM, Dani was responsible for the marketing and communication planning and execution for 33 locations in 15 countries. Before her tenure at AAM, Dani worked in the field of sports marketing with a focus on sponsorship and brand activation. She has worked with brands such as Rolex, John Deere, Purina and Land Rover developing unique activation plans for national and international target markets.

Dani is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania where she received her bachelor's degree in communications and cultural anthropology. She is also a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she received her master's degree in communication.

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