Dan, the Vice President of Procurement at United Services Association, has been a vital part of the organization since November 2017. He brings a wealth of experience from his tenure at United Suppliers, Inc., where he dedicated six years, starting in 2011.
In his current role as VP of Procurement, Dan leads the fertilizer purchasing efforts and oversees day-to-day operations on behalf of USA members. His expertise and strategic approach play a pivotal role in optimizing procurement processes and enhancing member profitability.
Dan's journey at United Suppliers, Inc. was marked by various roles, showcasing his versatility and dedication to the field. He successfully contributed in Crop Nutrient Sales, Transportation, and Product Management, enriching his understanding of the agricultural industry.
Education forms a strong foundation for Dan's professional trajectory. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Marketing; Distribution and Logistics from the esteemed University of Northern Iowa. This academic background, coupled with his hands-on experience, equips him with a well-rounded perspective in his field.
Dan remains actively engaged with the industry and professional community. He is a proud member of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa and Young Professionals in Agriculture, demonstrating his commitment to ongoing learning and collaboration within the agricultural domain.
Beyond the professional realm, Dan finds joy and fulfillment in family life. He resides in Polk City with his wife, Mandy, and their two children, Parker and Sawyer. Their home is a testament to Dan's dedication to both his professional and personal responsibilities.