Danielle Inman joined the National Retail Federation as senior director of media relations in 2020. In this role, she proactively promotes NRF’s public policy initiatives to drive visibility and awareness on behalf of the retail industry.
Inman most recently served as chief of staff for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, where she oversaw the internal and external executive communication strategy and the association’s 70+ Board of Directors and Executive Committee governing bodies.
Prior to AHLA, she served as international trade promotions manager at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, where she organized gubernatorial and corporate economic development missions across Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Germany and Japan. She was a member of the 2014 team recognized with the Presidential E-Star Award, the highest honor in the nation for export expansion, presented by former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
Inman began her professional career working as an aide on then-Congressman Nathan Deal’s first gubernatorial campaign. After his successful election, she joined Governor Deal’s legislative affairs shop as a liaison to the Administration’s Floor Leaders and Georgia General Assembly.
A Georgia native, Inman has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.