Dan has been in secondary education his entire career. He has worked in varied environments in his 30+ years in the field.

After graduating from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Mathematics, Dan served 2 years in the United States Peace Corps as a Math Teacher Trainer in the Philippines. After completing the Peace Corps Service, Dan began his Math teaching career in Utah. Dan coached football and taught Math for the next 12 years. This included a transition from Utah to Northern Kentucky.

Dan came to Great Oaks and career tech as a Math instructor at Diamond Oaks in 2001. After completing his Master’s Degree at Northern Kentucky University, Dan transitioned to Assistant Dean at Great Oaks’ Live Oaks Campus. After 2 years as Assistant Dean, he spent the next 12 as Dean of Instruction at Live Oaks.

Dan moved from campus administration to the Great Oaks District team in 2017, where he is now serving as the Director of Business Operations.