Council on Aging (COA) congratulates Danielle Amrine, Vice President – Operations for Medicaid Services, for being selected as the Women’s Business Award Young Professional of the Year by the Clermont Chamber of Commerce. Danielle was named as a finalist in April and was announced as the winner at the Chamber’s luncheon on June 6. The finalists in all categories were celebrated at the event as inspiring, insightful and influential women in Clermont County.
According to the Clermont Chamber of Commerce, the Young Professional of the Year award recognizes an up and coming entrepreneurial Clermont County business woman under age 40 who has demonstrated success and vision, made noteworthy contributions, and is on her way to making a meaningful imprint on the future of her organization and the local business community.
Danielle has served in a variety of roles since joining COA in 2007, including PASSPORT care manager and Care Transitions coach. She also served as COA’s Transitional Care Business Manager, leading nationally-recognized programs that help people complete smooth transitions from one care setting to another, while reducing unnecessary hospital admissions and nursing home placements.
“Danielle exhibits exemplary leadership and vision and her contributions to Council on Aging and the individuals that we serve are significant,” said COA President and CEO Suzanne Burke. “She is very deserving of this honor and we are all very proud of her accomplishments.”
A resident of Batavia, Danielle is a Licensed Social Worker and holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Kentucky. She has an interest in and has received training in psychology and mental health services. She used those skills working with victims of domestic violence as a Women’s Advocate for the YWCA House of Peace Domestic Violence Shelter in Cincinnati. She also coordinated case management and counseling services for military personnel and their families as a supervisor for the Cincinnati chapter of the American Red Cross.