Dan joined Northern Trust as an officer in 1983, was named a second vice president in 1986, a vice president in 1990 and senior vice president in 2007. Prior to joining the bank, he was a trust officer with Sears Bank and Trust Company, Chicago.
Dan received his B.A. degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and his M.M. degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He has also been granted the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation for business valuation by the American Society of Appraisers.