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Danielle Menrad

Danielle Standing in front of display

Degree: B.S. Agribusiness Management & Rural Development and B.S. Animal & Nutritional Sciences, Equine Studies minor with an emphasis in equine management, May 2016

Career: After a successfully 2.5 years with Manna Pro covering a thirteen-state state territory, Danielle has now ventured into Animal Health Distribution working as a Territory Manager with Animal Health International. She travels to dealer feed stores, veterinary clinics, and various national events to promote over 72,000 products that consist of household needs, lawn care, pet care (both companion and livestock), along with over the counter and prescription medications.

Internships: The summer after her junior year, Danielle was selected as an intern at Equine Reproduction Concepts (ERC). At this cutting-edge reproduction center, she gained experience in mare management and a variety of breeding techniques. She gained valuable skills including maintaining client relationships, database administration, and equine management that have helped her transition into a career in sales.

Claim to Fame: Tenacity! Danielle never let her academic status stop her. As a sophomore she perused an externship rarely anyone outside of veterinary school received and got it. Same with her time at ERC, where she displayed an eagerness to hone her skills.

WVU Student Organizations: Danielle was the Secretary of the WVU Collegiate Horsemen’s Association her senior year. She recorded meetings, assisted with event coordination, and maintained open lines of communication between members, officers, and advisors. She also served as President of a women’s self-esteem group entitled GAB (formerly Girls Are Beauty).

About Attending WVU: “Joining clubs really solidified my college experience. Getting two majors in four years takes its toll. So to be able to go out and meet people you only smile at in class and go on unique trips creates some amazing bonds and memories. Not only does it bring you closer to your fellow students, your school, and your community, but also opens additional opportunities and lines of communication with your professors. WVU is a place I will forever call home, tied together with lifelong friends and professors that I can count on to this day.”