Dan grew up in Cedar Rapids, IA and attended the University of Iowa, earning a degree in Electrical Engineering. While in college, he started painting houses as a way to work outside during the summers. After having 3 successful summers running a College Pro student painting business, Dan bought the CertaPro Painters franchise in North San Diego in 1998 and moved to San Diego. Dan’s 20+ years of experience in the painting industry, along with his leadership and passion have allowed him to grow the business to be in the top 10% of all CertaPro Painter’s franchise locations in North America.
Dan lives in Escondido with his wife, Tina, and step-son, Nick. When he is not working, Dan likes to golf, travel and spend time with his family.