Danna Durante

Danna Durante
Associate Recruiter

(336) 217-9138

Danna Durante is an associate who recruits across multiple practices at Charles Aris Executive Search.

Prior to joining the firm, Danna spent 20 years as a collegiate gymnastics coach at top-tier NCAA Division I institutions. She served as head coach and assistant coach for universities in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the Big 12 Conference and the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12), and oversaw all aspects of student-athlete development, recruiting, staffing, event-day operations and fundraising. She also was active in donor, fan, alumni and community engagement.

Danna earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Arizona State University and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in sport and athletic administration.

In her free time, Danna enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and their three children: Sami, Jaxson and Jordan. She loves all things outdoors and enjoys cooking, reading and supporting her children at their sporting events.


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