About the Founder
Dan has worked in executive and team development for over 25 years. He serves on the Executive MBA staff at the University of Notre Dame, where in 2006 he was awarded the school’s Inspiring Educator of the Year Award. Dan has worked with the Center for Creative Leadership, and continues his work with Elsie Y. Cross Associates, Inc., on issues of diversity and culture change. He is the author of Lost Between Lives–Finding Your Light When the World Goes Dark (2004). He has authored several articles, including Diversity Unraveled and The Forgotten Self—Executive Development in the 21st Century, which appear in the Industrial Management Journal, 2006. His most recent articles, The Missing Ingredient in Organizational Change-Leadership Transformation and Does Your Team Need an MRI will be available in Fall 2007 volumes.
Dan’s work has included projects in: Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Wachovia, DANA Corporation, Shell Oil, Ford Motor Company, Bon Secours Health System, Northeast Utilities Nuclear Power Division, Exempla Health Systems, AT&T Bell Labs and Northeast Utilities Transmission Division. Dan’s life work is to open leaders to the work of personal mastery and guide them to their essential power as leaders. He works at the intersection where personal mastery, executive development and organizational transformation meet.
Dan leads leadership workshops and team retreats and has an executive coaching practice with clients around the US. His affiliations include senior consultant positions with The Leadership Circle (www.theleadershipcircle.com) and The Chambers Group (www.7chambers.com).
Dan earned a BA in Psychology (summa cum laude) from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and a MS Ed. from Niagara University. An outdoor enthusiast, avid motorcyclist and sports car driver and an ex-military paratrooper, Dan brings the heart of a mystical poet and teacher to his depth work with leaders and their teams. He speaks, writes and coaches from the solid foundation of someone who has walked through the fire.