Daniel graduated from the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University in 1999. After starting his professional career in long-term care pharmacy, Daniel founded Institutional Pharmacy Solutions (IPS) in 2003. In 2005, Daniel acquired Northeast Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NEP) and in 2008 founded Mims Management Group, as the parent company of IPS and NEP, among other companies—and now Cotton & Pine Creative.
Daniel is a native of Montgomery, AL and attended Huntingdon College where he received a B.A. in Chemistry. Daniel is married to Krystal Mims and they have four children.