Danny Rotert

Senior Strategic Consultant

Burns & McDonnell

Danny Rotert brings a range of communications experience to the Burns & McDonnell team as a senior strategic consultant for the Kansas City based firm. His work involves communicating complex issues at the federal, state and local levels. He is skilled at introducing innovation to public processes and facilitating organizational culture change. He specializes in creating understandable public processes that respect the community, build consensus, and yield supportable results.

Danny has led culture change projects across the country and reframed the organizational focus of complex public agencies. He has also worked with the National Academies of Sciences, Transportation Research Board, and states large and small to reorient practices to put citizens first, increase transparency and responsiveness, and embrace technology to facilitate positive civic interaction. Prior to joining Burns & McDonnell, Danny’s public service included roles as communications director for Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, Kansas City Mayor Sly James, and chief communications officer for the City of Kansas City, Missouri.