Daniel Lanier

West Virginia Ambassador
Jan. 22, 2019

Name: Daniel E. Lanier, Sr

Hometown: Charleston, WV

E-mail Address: chiefdan@suddenlink.net  

Business Position:  Retired  

Civilian Education:  BA Business Management from West Virginia University, Banking schools attended: East Carolina, University of Wisconsin, University of Colorado, Oklahoma University, and West Virginia School of Banking.

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Military Officers Association of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, United Way, 5th Federal Reserve District Operations Advisory Board, East Pay Board, WV Bankers Association, Operations Board.   

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions: Retired in 2004, Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4), US Army Reserve, US Marine Corps Reserve, HQ’s Company. Commander 321st Ordnance Battalion, 321st Ordnance Battalion Ammunition Officer, 38 Ordnance Group Food Service Advisor.

Name of Spouse and Children: Wife-Dessie, Children-Dan Jr. and Melissa

Army Reserve Ambassador Daniel Lanier is a retired Senior Vice President from Branch Banking and Trust after working for 44 years with the bank. Ambassador Lanier is retired from the US Army Reserve after serving 32 years in the Reserve Program. He retired at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4). He served with the 321st Ordnance Battalion during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004. He has served for 10 years in multiple leadership position with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve ascending to the West Virginia ESGR State Chairman position. He currently serves the West Virginia ESGR Committee as the State Chair Emeritus. He has received multiple military awards to include the highly coveted Ordnance Order of the Samuel Shape award.