He had managed candidate campaigns, public relations projects, and conventions with several hundred attendees.
As a non-profit leader, he led a 10-year successful campaign to construct a $15 million commercial-scale wind project. As a public official, he authorized and saw to completion multi-million-dollar projects for infrastructure (rail, road, sewer, and water), building construction and renovation (courthouse, schools, and public safety facilities).
As a county commissioner, Dan co-managed a public entity with several-hundred employees and combined budgets of about $100 million. This involved coordinating with other elected officials, working with various levels of government, managing contracts and projects and duvet adoption and supervision. Dan has also been involved in successful disaster relief and social service programs and focused efforts.