Dan and his family started visiting Lake Chelan over 20 years ago. In early 2003 he had an opportunity leave his position as the Human Resources Vice President for Comcast Cable in Seattle and spent a year at their vacation home in Chelan. He realized Chelan was a great place to live and decided to move here. In January 2004 he started full-time as the Executive Director for the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce where he served for three years. Dan has also served on the Lake Chelan Hospital Foundation Board, the North Central Washington Business Loan Fund Board and currently serves on the RealLife Lake Chelan Board of Elders.
Prior to coming to Chelan, Dan spent 25 years in Telecommunications working for Comcast Cable, AT&T Broadband, Verizon Wireless, and U S WEST. He was elected to a City Council position in Mill Creek, Washington where he served eight years on City Council with two years as Mayor. Dan has an MBA from Portland State University and BS in Engineering from Oregon State University.