Dan brings his warmth and wit to Pursuits. Dan loves exploring and applying meaning, purpose and spirit into career, work and life through personal stories, strengths, personality, interests and values in work, education and life. Dan actively engages clients to move forward with their lives, move toward their dreams and create the work and life they love. “My job is to draw out the answers that are already there.”
Dan has been a Career Counselor and Academic Advisor at Red Rocks Community College since 1994. He is a Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Master Practitioner where he has led workshops and trainings in applying the Myers-Briggs to organizational and company issues. He is a Qualified Strong Interest Inventory Administrator and Interpreter. He is a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). He teaches the Career Lifestyles and Transitions class for the Graduate Counseling Program at Naropa University. He also teaches Psychology and Career Courses at Red Rocks.
Dan holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco. He completed the Core Coursework from the Coaches Training Institute. He is a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). He is on the Board of the Colorado Career Development Association (CCDA) where he won the Rich Feller Award in 2010. This award was given for Dan’s outstanding dedication and service to CCDA and the career development profession in the local, national and international arenas. Dan is well known for developing and coordinating the Rev Up Your Resume event in partnership the Boulder Public Library. He has created this event to be a sustainable and effective annual event providing a great resource for those in need of career advice.. Dan also serves on the Board for the Legacy of Learning through Dreamcatchers Direct Instruction. Dan is passionate about his family, pups, hiking, golfing, playing tennis with his daughter, singing and living life to the fullest.