Dan joined the Michigan Chamber in April of 2017 as Director of Tax Policy; since that time, he has added regulatory issues to his field of expertise, giving him the title of Director of Tax Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In his role, Dan is the Chamber's lobbyist responsible for Chamber tax policy and initiatives. He is also responsible for staffing, organizing and directing the Chamber's policy advisory committee on tax policy. Dan has a strong background in tax policy issues, as well as legislative process, having served for five years as Chief of Staff for State Senator Jack Brandenburg, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee. Before joining the Michigan Chamber’s Business Advocacy Team, he served as director of government relations for a large southeast Michigan-based trade association with members in three states. Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Michigan State University. Dan resides in East Lansing with his wife and daughter.