Dan has called Bend home for the past 31 years; graduating from Bear Creek Elementary, Pilot Butte Junior High, Bend Senior High School and Central Oregon Community College. He is an expert in his field of B2B sales, sales management, event planning, channel development, strategic planning, and fundraising. Currently, Dan serves as the Director of Sales and Marketing at a local start-up called SIMBAWARE, offering an electronic quality management solution for the medical device, biotech, and Pharma industries.
Dan is passionate about working with youth and has held numerous volunteer positions at Helmen Elementary in Ashland, OR, Big Brothers/Big Sisters in Portland, OR, and the Boy Scouts of America in Bend, OR. He currently holds two committee positions for the Oregon Bioscience Association on their Membership and BioPro Workforce Training committees. In his free time, you can find him on the trails hiking or biking, on the snow x-skiing or snowboarding, on the river, at a college sport’s event, or at the Les Schwab Amphitheater taking in a show.