Meet Daniel

Since 2014, Daniel has served the people of Alabama in the Office of the Governor, most recently serving as the Press Secretary to Governor Kay Ivey.

Daniel is also a former journalist, working for several media outlets in Alabama. A graduate of Booker T. Washington Magnet High School in Montgomery, Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and is pursuing a Master of Public Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery.

Daniel is happily married to Abby Hodge Sparkman and has one son, who was born in January.  They are members of Montgomery’s First United Methodist Church. Daniel and Abby serve on the Advisory Team of Mary Ellen’s Hearth, a non-profit organization in Montgomery offering hope, help and healing to homeless women and their children.

Meet Daniel

Since 2014, Daniel has served the people of Alabama in the Office of the Governor, most recently serving as the Press Secretary to Governor Kay Ivey.

Daniel is also a former journalist, working for several media outlets in Alabama. A graduate of Booker T. Washington Magnet High School in Montgomery, Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and is pursuing a Master of Public Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery.

Daniel is happily married to Abby Hodge Sparkman and has one son, who was born in January.  They are members of Montgomery’s First United Methodist Church. Daniel and Abby serve on the Advisory Team of Mary Ellen’s Hearth, a non-profit organization in Montgomery offering hope, help and healing to homeless women and their children.