Dan is a Managing Director focused on securing top talent for his growing clients. His experience in the corporate world managing multiple sales forces for an over $4 billion company makes him an invaluable asset to the Banister team. He has a proven ability to help his clients grow by designing and implementing talent acquisition strategies across the enterprise focused on the idea of building substantial talent to match enterprise growth goals. Dan has worked successfully with mid market and Fortune 500 companies in various channels. Dan began his corporate career living in Sao Paolo, Brazil for two years where he helped a joint venture partner get established using best practices from the stateside partner, Quad Graphics, Inc. The Brazilian partner has grown four fold since.
Dan’s commitment to finding the highest tier talent for his clients separates him from others in the industry. He builds long term relationships by helping to build companies and careers. He is relentless in making sure his clients and candidates have the best possible experience and that their expectations are consistently exceeded.
Prior to entering the corporate world, Dan was a volunteer teacher for a year in Quito, Ecuador at The Working Boys Center. There, he donated his time and energy to educating impoverished children and adults in reading and math skills.
Dan graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and studied at the University of Madrid for a year where he honed his Spanish speaking skills. In his spare time, Dan enjoys coaching sports teams his children partake in. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and four children (one of the four being a Golden Retriever).