'Life is more like Tetris and less like Mario.'

-dms

Business Bio

Danielle is owner of Octane Design Studios, a 12 year old branding and identity firm based in the heart of the Bluegrass. Danielle is a podcaster, wife, mama of 4, and lover of rustic cuisine, chai, cosplay, Star Trek’s Picard and live MMA. 

With over 13 years of marketing and multimedia agency experience, Danielle is a Grassroots Developer & Curator, helping brand and launch over 100 local businesses across America; ⅔ in Kentucky.

Danielle is an advocate of non traditional education leading online meetups and workshops for DIY marketing. Her latest education platform Q1 essentials is an online membership of 10+ mini courses  to level up your digital marketing each year within the first business quarter of the year. 

In 2021 Danielle launched Kentucky Creatives an all new Kentucky based membership community comprised of bloggers, photographers, copywriters, podcasters and more to help connect small businesses with influencers for their brand.

As much as Danielle is passionate about providing creative services she strives to be more than just the graphics she creates. Over the years her hashtag #MoreThanGraphics has become more than just a marketing slogan; its become a life principle for herself that she executes through storytelling and life chronicle as producer and co-host of the #MoreThanGraphics podcast.

 

Parenting Bio

Danielle is owner of 12 year old digital branding firm Octane Design Studios. She is a podcaster, wife, mother, and lover of chai tea, comics, cosplay and live MMA.

Danielle is a blended family advocate as both a biological and adopted parent of 4 beautiful boys. As a retro gamer she uses gaming & strategy as a central tool to connect her family.

Her children’s attributes range from neurodivergent and interracial heritages to hormonal growth spurts and challenging independence. Her youngest is 1.5 years old.

As much as Danielle is passionate about providing creative services she strives to be more than just the graphics she creates.

Over the years her hashtag #MoreThanGraphics has become more than just a marketing slogan; its become a life principle for herself that she executes through storytelling and life chronicles as producer and co-host of the #MoreThanGraphics podcast.

Why I’d be a great guest / Host

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If you would like to book Danielle to speak, email inquiries to info@lexoctane.com with your request.