A native of San Marcos, Daniel Guerrero is a Distinguished Alumnus of San Marcos High School, holds multiple certificates from Austin Community College, a Bachelor of Mass Communications from Texas State University, a Master of Organizational Leadership and Ethics, and a Doctor of Leadership and Higher Education from St. Edward’s University. Daniel received the St. Edward’s University Presidential Award in April 2023.
Daniel has served in nonprofit leadership roles as the Executive Director for INROADS/Central Texas, Inc. and led fundraising development campaigns for the San Marcos Education Foundation.
Daniel previously served as the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Development and Leadership Programs at Texas State University. At his alma mater, he taught Global Business and Leadership as an adjunct professor in the McCoy College of Business and University Seminar courses.
Daniel joined Concordia University as an adjunct professor within the MBA program, teaching Business, Society, & Public Policy; Leadership and Community; and Organizational Behavior, Ethics, & Change. He is the institution’s MBA Program Chair and Business Advisory Board Chair.
In addition to his faculty role, he is a senior business development consultant for J.L. Powers & Associates, where he brokers relationships between industry clients, government agencies, and community leaders.
Daniel served six years as mayor of San Marcos and is currently a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Daniel is a trained family law mediator and Court Appointed Special Advocate. He has served as the Vice President for the San Marcos Family Justice Center and board member for Karana Rising, a nonprofit which supports the recovery of victims of global human trafficking. He previously served as a regional leader on the Austin Area Research Organization board of directors.
Daniel is a 41-year cancer survivor, an avid world traveler, a Blue October fanatic, a certified NAUI scuba diver, and enjoys spending time with his rescued pets, Winter (dog), Diego (tortoise), Chiquito (tortoise), and Poquito (tortoise).