Danielle Smith is an account executive on the Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions team. After 12 years working in higher education and four years working with software solutions, she has found a way to combine both of her passions. Prior to returning to Blackbaud, she was the senior director of Admissions and a member of the Executive Committee at the Art Institute of Charleston. Danielle is a firm believer that even the most talented individuals need access to the right tools to help them get results. Growth, retention, and student success should be the main focus at your institution and the software you use should be aligned to support those goals.