Daniel “Danny” H. Markstein, IV
Founder & Chairman
Danny Markstein is an experienced communications professional with demonstrated expertise in marketing, public relations and communications, specifically in the areas of crisis communications, workforce development, strategic planning and marketing strategy. For more than 25 years, Danny has worked with clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Danny founded Markstein, a creative communications agency, in 2003. Today, Markstein is focused on developing and implementing results-driven strategies for clients including Aviation Works 4U, Vulcan Materials, the Alabama Trucking Association, Colonial Pipeline, National Tank Truck Carriers, Rheumatology Research Foundation, Rives Construction and Walmart. Danny also has worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and NASA.
The Birmingham Business Journal recognized Danny as a Top 40 Under 40 in 2010. He is a member (and past president) of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board; the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Board of Trustees; the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Executive Committee; the Rotary Club of Birmingham; the 28th class of Leadership Alabama; and the 2011 Leadership Birmingham class.
Danny received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Trinity College and an MBA in entrepreneurship and organizational behavior from The George Washington University. He is a proud father to his two boys, Max and Wyatt.