Daniel Webster Jr.
Daniel Webster, Deputy District Director of the Kansas City district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has a wealth of experience in the entrepreneurial world, including owning and managing a small business.
Webster’s experience in small business began in 1983 when Webster Casket Company, a family owned small business opened in Montgomery, Alabama. The business expanded its client base across the southeastern United States and began manufacturing burial accessories for nationwide distribution. In 1993, the Webster family opened Webster Progressive Funeral Home in Shorter, Alabama. To date, the funeral home remains operational.
Webster served in the United States Army as a commissioned officer for seven years. During Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraq Freedom, Major Webster supported coalition combat efforts in the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). In 2009-2010, while deployed to Balad, Iraq, Webster was awarded the U.S. Army Bronze Star (fourth-highest combat decoration) for meritorious service in a combat zone.
His professional career includes serving as a congressional aide and has been employed in Alabama at the state and local government level including Aide-de-Camp for Alabama’s Adjutant General.
Webster graduated from Troy State University, Faulkner University, and Thomas Goode Jones School of Law with a Jurist Doctorate degree. While attending law school, he served as President of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International and participated in an internship with the Alabama House of Representatives.
He has been active in a variety of civic and cultural organizations that assisted in providing relief services to the underprivileged and underserved.