Daniel Dowdy is an analyst supporting Maher & Maher’s work on the Apprenticeship Powered by Industry (API) initiative. Much of Daniel’s past experience has centered around the issue of improving labor force outcomes for disadvantaged populations, and he is excited to be contributing towards such a dynamic and important effort.
Daniel has a broad background which reflects his interest in a variety of policy areas. Prior to joining Maher & Maher, he served for a year as a Graduate Fellow on the Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program, and contributed to the EPIC initiative’s work in understanding and combating the issues of income volatility and consumer debt. Before pursuing his master’s degree, Daniel worked at Community Action Partnership, where he managed several VA-funded Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) homelessness grants across the country. Daniel has also served as Graduate Fellow in the income Maintenance Branch at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), interned at Manchester Bidwell Corporation in Pittsburgh, and has economic development experience in the areas of small business loan underwriting, real estate development, and cross-sector coalition-building.
Daniel received an MS degree from Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz School of Public Policy & Management in 2018, and holds a BS in Economics from the University of Mary Washington.
Daniel’s office and residence are located in Washington, DC.