Dannie Augustin

 

Dannie Augustin

Industry:  Franchise Owner/Business Entrepreneur

A Miami native, Dannie Augustin is the owner of a Nothing Bundt Cake franchise in the Sunrise/Plantation area. Prior to launching her business, she used her degree in Industrial Engineering from Florida A&M University to work for The Boeing Company. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she later joined Florida Power &Light/NextEra Energy. Dannie is a Six Sigma Black Belt who actively lends her leadership skills to a number of community-building, philanthropic, and women’s organizations. She’s a board member of Ayiti Community Trust and an active member of United Way of Broward/Women United, Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Plantation Chamber of Commerce, Sunrise Chamber of Commerce, and GFWC Plantation Woman’s Club.  She’s passionate about empowering and educating the youth from underrepresented communities, especially in the area of STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics). In fact, she has served as a judge for the Miami Dade SECME competitions and has volunteered as a mentor with Communities In Schools. During her spare time, Dannie enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures. She has been to six continents and over twenty countries.  When asked about the opportunity to have dinner with anyone of her choice, dead or alive, Dannie opened up about missing her father who passed away when she was six years old. “I would also love to meet my twin and tell him about all the ways we are alike.”