Jeremy Daniel

Jeremy Daniel

Jeremy Daniel

Assistant to the Director For Strategic Initiatives; Director's Office



Jeremy Daniel serves as the Assistant to the Director for Strategic Initiatives, where he provides counsel and recommendations concerning strategic direction, organizational development and performance improvement. In close coordination with the Director, Jeremy plays a hands-on role in the design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational and management processes that guide and integrate the various efforts of the divisions into a more meaningful and productive enterprise. These activities include internal evaluation, strategic and operational planning, management tools, performance tracking, process improvement, and reporting. Also, Jeremy provides governance and operational leadership for the institute’s portfolio management and data reporting/visualization systems. 

Jeremy has served at the University of Georgia since February 2014. Most recently, Jeremy served as the Director of the UGA Mentor Program, the Universitys award-winning, comprehensive mentorship initiative, that has fostered 4,500+ mentoring relationships. Prior to serving at the University, Jeremy worked in the railroad industry at Norfolk Southern Corporation, Patrick Engineering, and the Georgia Department of Transportation. 

Jeremy is actively engaged in the local community by serving as a Clarke County Mentor Program mentor/board member, Downtown Academy lunch buddy, and Athens REACH Scholarship advisory board member. He was a member of the Georgia Trend 40 under 40 Class of 2023 and a graduate of the Leadership Georgia class of 2023. He is a member of the 2024 GeorgiaForward Young Gamechangers and 2024 Athens Chamber of Commerce Gamechangers: Top 10 under 40.


MBA, University of Georgia (expected graduation 2026); Ph.D. in Workforce Education, University of Georgia; Graduate Certificate in Education Law & Policy, University of Georgia; M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, University of Georgia; B.S. in Construction in Management (honors) and Minor in Business Management, Georgia Southern University