Dan has over 25 years of local government experience, including extensive experience in redevelopment, economic development, budgeting, risk management, human resources, organizational development, strategic planning and community relations. Dan has a passion for the public sector and helping organizations to be stronger, more efficient and better and has the direct experience needed to achieve such organizational changes.
Dan began his career in the City of Lafayette, California, interning in the City Manager’s Office before moving to the town of Ojai to become the assistant to the city manager. After nine years of generalist experience in Ojai, Dan was appointed city manager, where he served for almost five years. He then served as city manager for the City of Goleta for over eight years before moving to San Diego County, where he was appointed city manager for the City of Poway.
In addition to his work with Management Partners, Dan serves on the Board of Directors of the League of Women in Government and on Cal-ICMA’s Ethics Committee and Talent Initiative. He is a career coach with the International City/County Management Association and a mentor through the Municipal Management Association of Southern California. He is also a contributing writer for California City News, has served on numerous non-profit and civic organization boards and is an active Rotarian.Back