Pastor Dan grew up in Lake Mills, Wisconsin and from early on was active in his local church and other Moravian ministries. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2011 and his Masters of Divinity from Moravian Theological Seminary in 2016. Dan was a junior high and high school math teacher in the Wisconsin public school system. He moved out to Pennsylvania to attend seminary serving as the student pastor for College Hill Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and as a chaplain intern for the Reading Health System in Reading, Pennsylvania during that time. Dan arrived at Edgeboro Moravian Church in June of 2016. Both he and his wife, Beth, currently reside in Bethlehem. In his spare time, Dan can be found playing his bass guitar or following his favorite (Wisconsin) sports teams.