Dan brings a wealth of experience in corporate strategy, investor relations, government relations, policy, and media, as well as deep knowledge of downstream energy demand. He began his career with Janus Capital, Black Creek and a Starwood Capital REIT). He transitioned into energy, serving in senior downstream positions. At Chesapeake Energy, he worked on legislation and policy; and developing the market for broader natural gas utilization in transportation and power generation. A frequent industry advocate, he has presented to the Western Energy Alliance; several Petroleum Marketers Associations; the National Association of Convenience Stores; ANGA; and C-Store News Alternative Fuels Summit and Roundtable. Dan received his B.A. in Economics from Metropolitan State University of Denver; a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Colorado; and has completed the NACS Executive Leadership program at Cornell University.