Dan has nearly twenty years of experience in business ownership, management, and advisory services with an emphasis on strategic planning. Dan has an undergraduate degree in marketing and an Executive MBA from Rockhurst University. Dan is an active member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), and a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM).
Dan is a recognized speaker in the Kansas City area speaking on topics including. "How to Buy a Business", "How to Increase the Value of Your Business", and "Transition Planning for the Business Owner" at organizations including The Kaufman Foundation, Kansas Women's Business Center, and many local chambers of commerce and professional associations. Dan has also been a regular correspondent on the morning radio show "Inside the Boardroom with Mike Shanin" on KMBZ sharing entrepreneurial insight.
Dan has served as judge for the annual UMKC Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation New Venture Challenge Competition, and is a contributing author for the Kansas City Star, Small Business Monthly Magazine, and Entrepreneur's Guide. Dan is on the community board for the Servant Christian Community Foundation (SCCF), on the advisory board for Operation Breakthrough, and is a active volunteer for a number of organizations such as Boy Scouts of America, Marked Men for Christ (MMFC), and Focus Seminars. Dan has earned a reputation for his high degree of integrity, passion for excellence, and giving back to the community.