Danielle guides Knickerbocker Group’s strategic and operational practices, including architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design and how they interrelate to construction services and property management. She has worked in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry for over 25 years in both real estate and development, and as a licensed professional engineer and land use specialist.
Danielle thrives on helping employees grow and seeks to recognize an individual’s unique skills and passions. She guides team members to be inspired and thoughtful leaders who visualize and initiate change, which contributes to their professional development and growth as well as to the company’s. She works one-on-one with Knickerbocker Group’s practice leaders and managers to help them lead their teams. Her mantra, “Train your own replacement,” encourages employees to think forward to the next chapter of their professional career in addition to providing mentorship.
Danielle and her husband, artist Brad Betts, built their own home in East Boothbay where they raised their two boys. In 2017, the family launched Down East Gallery in Edgecomb, Maine, a creative space for art, music, and community events.