Our Team

We come from varying backgrounds and experiences. Most of our content is driven by you, our community.

Board of Directors

The people who help make this possible.

Daniel Schultz

Founder, Board Member, President
From a small town in the heart of the Midwest, Daniel has always had a passion to help others in his own unique way. In his spare time, Daniel has worked with local schools to help spread awareness about LGBT* suicide risks through acceptance and rejection. the.guide.lgbt is his newest project in an effort to further his reach into the LGBT* community. He serves as the.guide.lgbt's Founder and driving force.

Ally Smith

Board Member, Secretary 
Born and raised in Southern California's most conservative county, Ally is an outspoken feminist and defender of LGBT rights. She is proud to use her background and education in English & Literature to serve as the.guide.lgbt's Lead Editor. 

Daniel Dallas

Board Member
A Chicago native, Daniel serves as a voting member on our Executive Board and provides general guidance and support.
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Madeline Martinez

Board Member, Treasurer
Madeline joined our Executive Board early on in our start up and currently serves as a voting member and Treasurer. Madeline serves as an ally to the community and has been a tremendous support for our organization.
Brian Goetsch

Brian Goetsch

Board Member
Brian has been a board member from our very beginning and serves as voting member on our board. A Wisconsin native, Brian currently resides in Arizona. 


theguide.lgbt is not created by us for you; it is created by you, for all. We aspire to serve as a reputable guide to the LGBT* community, and at our core, provide a positive outlook for the future.

Read our full Mission Statement here.


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