Title: Cleaning Expert
Education: Central Michigan University
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Expertise: Cleaning tips, decluttering and organizing, home cleaning

Danielle Smith Parker is a Michigan-based entrepreneur, cleaning expert, and the founder of cleaning company Detroit Maid.


  • Founder of Detroit Maid, an online marketplace for on-demand home cleaning
  • Board Member of the Michigan League Public Policy
  • Brand development specialist and publicist
  • Writer and contributor to national publications such as Fortune, Good Housekeeping, and Better Homes & Gardens


Danielle Smith Parker is a skilled entrepreneur, publicist, and business developer based in Detroit, Michigan. She’s the founder of Detroit Maid, an online marketplace for on-demand home cleaning, often considered the “Uber for Cleaning.” Her services are available in Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Chicago.

As a cleaning expert and business mogul, Danielle has been featured in national publications and TV shows including Good Morning America, Fortune Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Martha Stewart, and Better Homes & Gardens.


Danielle Smith Parker attended Central Michigan University, graduating with a B.A. in Public Relations. She was also part of the Organization for Black Unity, Leader Advancement Scholar, and Minority Media Professionals Association.

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