Daly is a graduate of California State University, San Bernardino, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1984. During his senior year of study, he attended Waseda University in Tokyo. After graduating, Daly worked in the private sector for a Fortune 500 company.
In 1997, Daly completed his MBA in International Business at Regis University in Denver, Colo. And in 2009 he received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Colorado Christian University in Denver.
In 2007, Daly authored his first book, Finding Home, a testament to God’s redeeming power during a difficult childhood, including losing his parents at a young age. Having spent time in the California foster care system as a child, Daly is a staunch advocate for children who find themselves in similar circumstances. He is the recipient of the 2008 World Children’s Center Humanitarian Award and the 2009 Children’s Hunger Fund Children’s Champion Award.
Daly is currently writing his next book, tentatively titled Stronger, which will discuss in depth the ways God works through tragedy in the lives of His people.
Daly was born in 1961 and has been married to his wife, Jean, since 1986. They have two sons and reside in Colorado Springs. Reported by Focus on the Family