Born and raised in Colorado, Dan hiked and camped the west with his family and geologist father. He graduated from Lakewood High School with interests in science and music. Oberlin College was the perfect place for Dan when he majored in chemistry and was a NCAA All-American swimmer. Following graduation from Oberlin, Dan earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Ball State University.
After Ph. D. training in Physiology at the University of Iowa, Dan taught and coached in private schools. During his 17 year tenure at St. Louis Country Day School, Dan taught AP Biology and coached swimming. His swimming teams won six Missouri State championships and he coached 80 All-American swimmers. Dan was selected as a Tandy Technology Scholar in 1995, being named one of the top science teachers in the nation.
Returning to Colorado to be closer to his family Dan switched careers and sold luxury vehicles for traditional dealerships for 17 years. Dan has always been service oriented to his clients and H. M. Brown should have been a match for him years ago.
Dan is and his wife, who is a first-call ordained Presbyterian minister reside in Lakewood. They are active in their church, Montview Presbyterian Church, and do much work with the homeless in Denver. Dan has a 26 year old son who lives and works in the Highland Ranch area.
Dan loves to swim and bake bread in his spare time as well as playing his trombone.