Danielle Mezera is an advisor with All4Ed, where she supports the organization’s efforts to improve student outcomes in states across the nation. In addition to her work with All4Ed, Danielle serves as Principal Consultant with Insightful Education Solutions, which is a boutique consulting firm working with national policy organizations and foundations and state and local governments. Prior to this, Danielle served as Assistant Commissioner with the Tennessee Department of Education and as Chief Policy Advisor on Education for Mayor Bill Purcell and Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville and Davidson County. Before entering public service, Danielle served over 10 years in several senior level positions with Vanderbilt University. Danielle holds a B.A., M.Ed., and Ph.D. in education and serves as a Senior Fellow with ExcelinEd.