Dan has over 40 years of leadership experience in the food technology space at the plant, operational, and staff levels at a number of prominent food and beverage companies. His experience spans both domestic and international assignments. His areas of expertise include research and development, quality, food safety, processing, packaging, purchasing, consumer services, acquisition diligence / integration and business productivity. Dan is currently the Founding Partner of Celtic Hill Advisors and serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, Giraffe.
Most recently, Dan served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development at TreeHouse Foods for four years. Prior to TreeHouse, Dan served in senior research and development, productivity, and quality roles at a variety of other leading food and beverage companies including Continental Mills, Campbell Soup Company, Quaker Oats, Sara Lee, Pillsbury, and Miller Brewing Company.
Dan earned his B.S. in Biology / Chemistry from Marquette University, and his M.S. in Business Management from Cardinal Stritch University.