Dannielle Laura

Dannielle Laura

Housing Counseling Project Manager

At Bixal, Dannielle provides development, administration and support for the U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Counselor’s Training and Certification Program where she works on the website, training materials and certification exam. She combines a background in social work with strong project management skills and a personal commitment to housing equity.

A native of Rockwood, Mich., Dannielle received her B.S. in social work from Eastern Michigan University, and is a Certified HUD Housing Counselor. She served as the economic opportunities director at a non-profit, leading community development and related initiatives. For more than 10 years, Dannielle focused on fostering housing stability and financial wellness within Detroit area communities. She spends her free time camping and soaking up the sun on Michigan’s Great Lakes. Dannielle enjoys traveling and loved visiting Croatia where she experienced the town of Zadar’s Sea Organ at sunset.