Assistant Secretary of Workforce Solutions Daniel Giddens

Daniel (Danny) Giddens is the Assistant Secretary of Commerce's Division of Workforce Solutions. He stepped into the role in late 2017, after serving as the Division's Director of Field Operations. In that capacity, Danny provided policy direction and strategic oversight to several areas of the Division, including activities associated with the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Title I, Trade Act, Title III Employment Services, Special Programs, and the Management Information System group.

Before coming to North Carolina in 2001, Danny served more than 15 years as the director of a local workforce development board in the state of Georgia.

A graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University, Danny has a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Master of Science degree in Business Management.