Danielle Julia Cuomo is an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Virtual Assist USA. Virtual Assist USA is an early disrupter and leading provider of virtual assistant services that help to keep companies on track, focused, and growing. Under her innovative leadership, they have grown to a staff of 30.
Virtual Assist USA has continued to take top honors every year for from a variety of regional, national and international business and industry groups. She is responsible for creating a proprietary approach to helping clients reach business goals by challenging conventional thinking and developing winning brands. Danielle is committed to ensuring that Virtual Assist USA remains a client-centric organization, constantly reviewing procedures and aligning them with the needs and preferences of clients.
Danielle’s creative, innovative approach to business garnered her many awards, such as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Smart Business Magazine Innovation Award, Athena Young Professionals Award, Stiletto Women in Business Award, Web of Trust Award, Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest and Business Journals Women of Distinction.
She has authored 2 business books: Inspired Entrepreneurs (co-author) and How to Wheel and Deal in High Heels. She has been sought out to speak on topics of business development and strategy for the CBS Business Network, Inc. Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, CEO Focus, Entrepreneur Radio, Pop City, Small Business Radio, and Home Business Magazine. She has been interviewed on the #HiringHeros podcast, #CourseCreatorsMBA, Marketing for Doctors, Wealth Tactic Rebels, The Dave Pamah Show, Unlimited Wealth, Domain Name Wire and #EntrepreneursMBA podcast.
Danielle serves on the Kaiser University, IMC Department Advisory Board, and the Board of Directors of STEMSteps, a private early childhood STEM school.
Danielle founded Virtual Assist USA after leaving a successful corporate career with a national IT project management consulting firm. With a multi-faceted business model, Virtual Assist USA has served thousands of small businesses across the world. In addition to working with Virtual Assist USA, Danielle had served as a board member, committee member & volunteer for various charities including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, VolunTots, Beverly’s Birthdays, Four Diamonds Fund, and Animal Friends. She is an active member of the National Speaker's Association and National Association of Women Business Owners.
Danielle is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s in Business Administration. She regularly invests in continuing education, most recently with DEI initiatives.
Danielle lives in Pittsburgh, PA where she spends her free time cooking, playing guitar, and trying to cross off every item on her Bucket List.