Dan grew up in Chalfont, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, and a part of Bucks County that was no stranger to rapid growth in the early 2000's.
Dan and his wife Diandra have been residents of Holly Springs since 2012. They chose Holly Springs to plant their roots, make a home, and start a family. They have 3 children ages 3 and under.
Dan was elected to his first 4 year term on the Holly Springs Town Council in November 2017 and re-elected in November 2021. In 2019 Dan was selected by his peers to serve as Mayor Pro Tem, a role he currently holds.
In December 2016 Dan was appointed to the Holly Springs Planning Board in which is tasked with reviewing development plans, proposals, and re-zonings to provide a recommendation to the Council on how they should act. He served in this capacity until his election to the Town Council.
Once settled in Holly Springs, Dan used his past leadership experience to start his neighborhood's HOA after the developer turned it over to the homeowners. He was the President of the HOA from it's inception in 2012 through 2017.
Prior to moving to North Carolina, Dan was a volunteer firefighter for 10 years. He served on the executive board of the fire company and was also an apparatus Engineer. He also worked for several race tracks on the NASCAR circuit as a track firefighter and incident responder.
Professionally, Dan is a Senior Finance Controller at Cisco Systems where he leads a global team of finance professionals who support a large sales organization in the company's Webex business.
Dan holds a BS in Business Finance from Penn State University and an MBA from Saint Joseph's University.
He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in 2003 and holds all 3 palms for extra achievement above the Eagle rank.
Most of Dan's time outside of his professional and elected endeavors are spent managing the madness of having 3 young children, but he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys boating, hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He is a loyal Philadelphia sports fan, where there is always next year.
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