Dan joined Dunwoody UMC in 2014 after 38 years as an ordained elder in the North Georgia Conference. A Florida native, Dan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from LaGrange College and his Master of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory. He has served as an adjunct professor of religion at Reinhardt College in Waleska, Georgia, and at Young Harris College in Young Harris, Georgia. Dan has served multiple churches in his career, including past pastoral appointments in the metro Atlanta area and in Augusta. Before coming to DUMC, he was District Superintendent of the Griffin and Atlanta-Roswell UMC Districts. Dan and his wife, Carol, have two grown children and five grandchildren.