Daniel is Equal Exchange's Community Brand Builder. Equal Exchange is a worker-owned cooperative with 23 years of buying directly from small scale farming cooperatives in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Daniel leads Equal Exchange's events strategy, engaging consumers across the country by revealing how the global economy marginalizes small farming communities. Connecting directly with tens of thousands of consumers about Equal Exchange's ideas and products (organic coffee, chocolates, teas, healthy snacks), Daniel motivates consumers to take concrete steps to make a difference with their simple everyday actions. His background includes guiding groups on back-country trips through New Hampshire, training as a Wilderness First Responder, working as a Naturalist in California, and studying anthropology in Ecuador. He lives near Wollaston Beach in Quincy, Massachusetts.