Dan is a highly sought after facilitator, speaker, and trainer who has worked with companies throughout the country. Dan weaves stories from his nearly 30 years of management experience to create leadership sessions that are both humorous and inspirational.
Dan spent 23 years with Big Boy Restaurants, starting at the unit management level and leaving as the Director of Operations/ East Coast. This experience allowed him to be equally comfortable with the entry-level worker up to C-Level executives. His no-nonsense style has afforded him opportunities to work with organizations such as Erie Insurance, UPMC Health Systems, and The Weather Channel. Dan’s past experience in leadership gives him instant credibility in the classroom when facilitating leadership development training and supervisory training. His real-world stories ensure that participants stay engaged throughout the class.
Dan most recently served as the Director of Training at the Manufacturer and Business Association in Pennsylvania, the largest employer association in the country. He was responsible for the marketing, development, and execution of training for a membership of over 4,000 companies. He and his staff worked with hundreds of companies and thousands of employees in all areas of training from one-on-one coaching to customized classes ranging in size from 10 to 500 participants.