Dan has spent the last decade working for education focused nonprofit organizations in the Portland area. In his most recent role as Contracts and Compliance Manager for Self Enhancement, Inc., Dan was responsible for the oversight of all government contract operations and budget development and management. As a Portland native and son of a longtime public school teacher, Dan is passionate about the public education system and is excited to be part of a movement committed to making meaningful education reform at the systemic level.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from University of Portland. In his free time, Dan enjoys cycling (having just completed his third Seattle to Portland event), hiking, camping and traveling. He is also a huge sports fan, specifically of the Portland Trailblazers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Colorado Buffaloes. Dan is married and has two young daughters, Maya and Stella.