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Danny Comb

Board Member

Founder & CEO, TACT

Danny is a leading voice in creating equitable futures for neurodistinct individuals in business. Mr. Combs is the founder of TACT (Teaching the Autism Community Trades), the state of Colorado’s leading transition to employment and training organization, and the co-founder of the Colorado Neurodiversity Chamber of Commerce, the first neurodiverse chamber in the country. Danny has brought together almost 100 businesses to build better opportunities, pay, and career advancement for neurodistinct individuals. His organizations have raised over $5 million in funding to create scholarships to serve all socioeconomic classes.

In addition to being a leader in the community, Danny has worked with multiple Grammy and Oscar-winning artists and won a Grammy Enterprise Award for the music program he developed in Nashville. Mr. Combs is also an Air Force Reservist who serves his country in the 4th Space Warning Squadron and 310th Space Wing. His leadership, community development, and social innovation have been recognized in the Pentagon, on NBC, ABC, PBS, CBS, Fox, the Denver Business Journal, Epoch Times, News Nation, Classy, and more.

With his dedication and devotion to the community, Danny is also the Board Chair of the Colorado Neurodiversity Chamber of Commerce, a committee member for the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council on Buckley Space Force Base, an Advisory Member for the Career and Technical Education, and part of the Employment Taskforce for the Autism Society of America.
Danny has been extensively involved with us over the last few months as one of the co-founders of our 3-way collaboration, Autism Career Training (ACT). ACT may well be a cornerstone in our newly revised mission to create a network of Autism Workforce Ecosystems. Additionally, as the Founder/President of TACT, he is working with Mike Briggs at Little Friends to establish a presence in the Chicagoland area.

Finally, he has been published multiple times on his thoughts, practices, and leadership about community development, social innovation, transition, autism, and employment. His new book “Supporting Neurodivergent and Autistic People for Their Transition into Adulthood, Blueprints for Education, Training, and Employment” on Routledge/Taylor Francis Publishing is available on December 22nd.

Most importantly, he’s a father of two amazing kids.

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