Dan held the position of COO of The Hillhaven Corporation in Tacoma, WA and subsequently became the founder and president of a group of property leasing and nursing home management companies.
He now focuses his efforts on community and non-profit activities after disposing of his ownership interests. Dan has served on several state boards, including the Central Carolina Health Planning Commission, the Medical Care Commission, and the Medical Foundation of NC. Dan served as the former vice chair of the Governor's Advisory Board on Aging. Dan served on the Guilford College Board of Visitors class of 2004 and as chair for 2002-2003. Dan served on the Guilford College Board of Trustees from 2002-2011, serving as Vice-Chair in 2010-2011. He was reappointed to serve on the Guilford College Board of Trustees in 2013. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Advisors for the Guilford College Center for Principled Problem Solving, and member of the Board for the Cross Company. Dan currently serves on the Guilford County Council on Aging, and the Regional Advisory Council on Aging serving the 13 counties of the Piedmont. He also serves as the secretary for the Reidsville Rotary Charitable Foundation.