Danielle FornabaioSenior Vice President

Danielle Fornabaio is a senior vice president at Gladstone Place Partners. She is an experienced strategic communications professional that serves as a trusted counselor for clients in the areas of financial communications, media relations, litigation, reputation and issues management.

Danielle has advised several companies around significant transactions, including Qualcomm on its acquisition of Veoneer as well as Baxter International on its strategic realignment and the sale of its BioPharma Solutions business.

As a part of her shareholder activism experience, Danielle has counseled The Walt Disney Company throughout its contests with Trian Partners and Third Point Management. She supported Griffon Corporation throughout its engagement with Voss Capital and has worked with a number of companies to prepare for potential shareholder activism. Danielle also has experience engaging retail shareholder bases with companies like Nikola and worked with Sun Country Airlines on its IPO.

Danielle advises a variety of companies, including AB InBev, on communications ranging from strategic positioning and quarterly earnings communications to ESG reporting and leadership transitions.

Prior to joining Gladstone, Danielle was a director with FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications segment where she supported clients across an array of communications needs and led several pro-bono projects for New York-based nonprofits. Before FTI, Danielle was an analyst with geopolitical research and risk analysis firm Political Alpha. She began her career at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Danielle holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Georgetown University and is proficient in Italian.

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