Daniela Broderick, Consulting Associate, brings to the firm more than 12 years of experience in higher education.
Prior to her current position, Daniela served as chief of staff to CEO John Glier, coordinating all communications from the executive office and serving clients ranging from the Lyric Opera of Chicago to the Yale Cancer Center. Before joining GG+A, Daniela served as chair of Joliet Junior College (JJC)'s Fine Arts Department, a multi-disciplinary unit that offers courses in Music, Art, Theatre, Communications and Interior Design. In that capacity, she managed a staff of over 45 faculty and coordinators, and about 2,500 per semester, and led the development of the Music Technology and Graphic Design certificate programs.
Daniela was a tenured Professor of Music at JJC for nearly a decade. Among other accomplishments in that role, she initiated a successful fundraising campaign to purchase a Steinway grand piano for the JJC Fine Arts Theatre and served as artistic director for the Musica Viva series.
Daniela served as a fellow with World Business Chicago where she participated in the early stages of the Harold Washington Library Center Strategic Vision project. She conducted an interview with Chicago Public Library leadership and developed a patron's survey yielded over 2,400 respondents.
While pursuing her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Daniela was Vice President of Careers for the Booth Social Impact Club, and received the Dean's Prize for Building the Chicago Booth Brand, and the Diversity Award. While taking the A.T. Kearney/Chicago Booth Strategy Lab course, she helped to devise a new product marketing strategy for an early-stage telemedicine company. She also led a team as project manager in the New Products and Services Lab on the development of a new endurance product concept for a leading performance nutrition group.
Daniela holds an MBA from the Chicago University Booth School of Business, a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado, and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Brazil.
She is also an active pianist, having performed with groups such as the Orion Ensemble, Rio de Janeiro Federal University Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Lewis University Quintet.