Dan joined the university he 2005. He retired from the Air Force, serving for 27 years and attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant (E-9). During his years on active duty he attended 11 different universities, completing two AAS degrees through the Community College of the Air Force, a B.A. in Human Resource Management and his M.A. in Management at AMU.

In addition to getting great enjoyment out of helping military members achieve their educational goals, Dan loves spending time with his family and watching his grandkids grow up. When not doing that, he spends time riding his bicycle and working on his golf game.