Dan began his insurance career in 2003 after joining a San Mateo, CA financial planning firm and honed his sales skills in the life insurance industry. In 2008, Dan moved into a successful roll as a sales manager operating as an employee benefits and health insurance broker and consultant for many of the San Francisco Bay Area’s top companies.
In 2013, recognizing the impacts healthcare reform would have on the future of the employee benefit marketplace, Dan accepted a position with Venture Underwriters as an Underwriting Associate. Dan spent the following four years at Venture developing the underwriting skills and broad knowledge necessary to succeed in the E&S marketplace. In 2017, Dan earned is Underwriter designation with Venture Underwriters.
In 2019, Dan proudly opened Venture’s Chicago office where he continues to serve Venture’s brokers and grow Venture’s book of business. His attention to detail, conservative approach to underwriting, social and technical skills, and more than a decade in the insurance marketplace have provided the foundation upon which he strives to strengthen not only Venture Underwriters but also the brokers with whom Venture has the pleasure to serve.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar, golfing, and traveling.