Danny Melgoza

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    Danny Melgoza

    Danny Melgoza serves as NACo's Chief Strategy Officer, assisting the CEO/Executive Director with executive leadership and management, including oversight of the association’s strategic objectives and key results. In his capacity, he also serves as NACo Chief of Staff, fostering a team-oriented, inclusive and performance-based environment. He acts as a lead communicator and liaison internally and externally, including with members, teammates, partners and stakeholders.

    Prior to joining NACo, Danny served 14 years in public policy and management positions at San Diego County, Calif., including most recently as Chief of Staff to Supervisor Greg Cox. Previously, he worked at Seattle City Light, IBM, Xerox Corporation and ALDI Foods. He hails from Kansas City, Mo. He and his wife Monica recently welcomed their first-born child.

    Danny Melgoza serves as NACo's Chief Strategy Officer, assisting the CEO/Executive Director with executive leadership and management, including oversight of the association’s strategic objectives and key results.
    2021-01-13
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    2021-01-14

Chief Strategy Officer

Danny Melgoza serves as NACo's Chief Strategy Officer, assisting the CEO/Executive Director with executive leadership and management, including oversight of the association’s strategic objectives and key results. In his capacity, he also serves as NACo Chief of Staff, fostering a team-oriented, inclusive and performance-based environment. He acts as a lead communicator and liaison internally and externally, including with members, teammates, partners and stakeholders.

Prior to joining NACo, Danny served 14 years in public policy and management positions at San Diego County, Calif., including most recently as Chief of Staff to Supervisor Greg Cox. Previously, he worked at Seattle City Light, IBM, Xerox Corporation and ALDI Foods. He hails from Kansas City, Mo. He and his wife Monica recently welcomed their first-born child.

Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.

Mission

Strengthen America’s counties.

Vision

Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.