MBA Alumni Highlight: Danielle Martin

Danielle Martin '14 is a Human Resource Specialist as a civilian employee at the Delaware National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, providing employee benefits and other HR services to the Air and Army National Guard state employees.

Born in southeastern Pennsylvania and raised in Delaware, Martin decided to head south to attend Roanoke College to major in Business Administration. She earned her BBA with concentrations in Human Resource Management and Marketing from Roanoke, and then Martin received her MBA in General Management from Appalachian State University.

Throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies, Martin held internships and completed a practicum in the field of human resources, which confirmed her desire to use her business degree in a way that allowed her to interact with people.  Martin now interacts with others in her organization on a daily basis, and she has put to use the leadership training the MBA program provided.

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About Appalachian's MBA Program

Appalachian State University's MBA Program provides educational experiences to prepare our students for life-long learning and professional leadership responsibilities in a dynamic global environment. The program provides individualized attention through extensive student-faculty collaboration and offers frequent networking and team building opportunities. Flexible programming allows each student to receive the best educational experience possible through full-time or part-time tracks in two locations with the opportunity to complete the degree in as little as a year. Students can earn concentrations in: Sustainable Business, International Business, Economics, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, and Interdisciplinary Business. In addition to giving students the technical skills and knowledge to be successful in the business world, the Walker College also provides students the soft skills necessary to be complete professionals. Through executive skills courses, students develop resumes, improve interview skills, and expand networking skills, and a career advisor offers support with job search and interviews. For more information, visit

Published: Jun 8, 2017 10:49am