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Autobiography

Deon D. Danna
President of Danna’s Professional Consulting Services

As founder of this company ,Deon Danna is that rare individual who has chosen engineering as his profession. For over 20 years, he has consistently achieved high quality results in both hotels and engineering Management of high and low rise commercial buildings. His passion and commitment for the engineering profession is apparent. He has been selected to work with some of the finest companies in both the hospitality and private sectors. Most recently, Deon Danna has served as Director of Engineering for one of the world’s finest hotel companies, The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company.

Where he managed multiple budgets and oversaw a three hotels in one complex plus a spa. In this capacity, Deon Danna merged his hospitality and professional skills with a unique style of teaching, developing and training engineers with preventive maintenance and asset protection, immediately making a positive impact by focusing on training and process improvement. Several of his initiatives over the years have become company standards. By serving as Director of Engineering with The Ritz-Carlton, an AAA Five-Diamond hotel, he designed numerous training programs that increased asset protection and guest satisfaction.

Due to his contributions, he was selected to serve as a key member of the Engineering Advisory Committee for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Prior to joining The Ritz Carlton Company, Danna served as the At Larger Member on the Board of Examiners for the City of New Orleans for 12 years appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans; Regional Certified Trainer with Marriott Company; Holiday Inn Worldwide Company; President and Founder of United Society of Stationary Engineers (U.S.S.E.); Certified Teaching Instructor in Engineering, Consultant for many Hotel Companies and Private Sectors.

He worked for Hyatt Hotels Company and Resorts, Hospitals and Office Buildings. Owner of his own Air Conditioning Company for ten years, Danna has lead an extensive property renovation projects.

He won “Leadership of The Year in 2006” in The Ritz Carlton for his efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina saving 1200 guest and one billion dollars in assets. Also, he has helped other Engineering Organizations build and grow. Danna developed Engineers, Chief Engineers and Director of Engineers for many years all over the United States. Danna has assisted in the opening of hotels all around the United States. Danna’s career began with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in the mid 1980’s as an engineer. At the tender age of fifteen years old, he made Eagle Scout as a supporter of the Boy Scouts of America.