In his role as Founding Principal, Dan leads the Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Talent Succession practices for the firm. This includes Retained Executive Search, Facilitation, Leadership Development and a wide variety of group process activities. Dan’s search work focuses on mid-to-senior level leadership while his consulting work includes Executive Coaching, Organizational & Leadership Development, and Group Facilitation.
Dan has earned an MEd. from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, an MBA from Tennessee State University, and a BS in Engineering Physics from Murray State University. He has been an adjunct faculty member for Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and has also taught at Belmont University.
Dan is a frequent speaker at conferences across the country and in many parts of the world. He presented at the International Servant Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA and also at the World Training Conference in Mumbai, India in 2014. He has also presented at SHRM Illinois, SHRM Tennessee and SHRM Indiana state conferences.
Dan is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and is an affiliate member of the National Speakers Association.
Dan is a Past-President of the Franklin Breakfast Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow), the President of Nashville ACE Mentor and is a board member for the Middle Tennessee Workforce Investment Board. Dan is a life member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Dan is the Programs Chair for the American College of Healthcare Executives Middle Tennessee Chapter (ACHEMT) and is also a faculty member of Leadership PE, sponsored by ACEC of TN. He also is the Communications Chair for the SHRM Tennessee state board and works on the Talent Acquisition special expertise panel for SHRM at a national level.
He is married to Gena and they have two grown sons, Daniel and Matthew. In his spare time Dan enjoys Vanderbilt Baseball and is a member of the Champions Circle.