Daniel A. D’Aniello
Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus
The Carlyle Group


Daniel A. D’Aniello is Co-founder, Chairman Emeritus, member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of The Carlyle Group, a public global alternative asset management firm based in Washington, D.C. operating across six continents.  Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, he served as a Vice President for finance and development at Marriott Corporation and a financial officer at PepsiCo Inc. and Trans World Airlines.

He is a 1968 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University; member of Beta Gamma Sigma; and a 1974 graduate of Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.

He served in the United States Navy (68’ thru ’71); was a supply officer aboard USS Wasp (CVS 18); and a Lone Sailor Award recipient 2016.

Mr. D’Aniello is Chairman of the American Enterprise Institute; Co-Chairman of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families; Chairman of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; and Lifetime Board Trustee of Syracuse University.