While at the University of Iowa, Dan met his wife, Sara, and they have 3 wonderful, and crazy, kids together. Sara grew up in Crystal Lake and Dan grew up in Cary. They feel blessed to be living in a great community and want to pay it forward. In addition to Locatile, they started a charity organization in 2011 called Happy Trails to provide a free day of fishing for kids and their families.
Dan received his degree in Economics from the University of Iowa, GO HAWKS!, as well as a certificate in entrepreneurship. Since college, he has had a career filled with opportunities to succeed and learn. Over the past 20 years, he has worked for privately held companies driving sustainability, growth and profitability. He enjoys the opportunity to wear many hats, diving in where needed, and has held positions in sales, analytics, project management, and executive leadership. He is also passionate about helping others in business and has started internship programs, manager in training programs and has been an Entrepreneurship Professional Prep Mentor for the University of Iowa since 2018.
As Locatile’s CEO, Dan manages the administrative and financial workings of the company. Utilizing his wealth of experience in logistics and project management he directs the complex virtual infrastructure behind locatile.com.
When not working, Dan loves to fish, boat, ride motorcycles, play cards, and enjoys good company while sitting around a warm fire.