Dan began his career in direct service education programs for opportunity youth in the Denver metro area with the Gold Crown Foundation. He has since worked in a broad range of roles in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including development, operations research and management, program evaluation, human resources, marketing, and communications. Dan served as the Chief Operating Officer for Activate Workforce Solutions until 2020. He is the founder of Spur LLC, where he builds coaching cultures in companies and teams around the Denver metro area.
He specializes in project-based work, which he’s conducted in a number of industries from logistics and light manufacturing, to retail, hospitality, and human services. Dan has a B.A. in economics and sociology from the University of Colorado Boulder, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.