Dan is the Chief Operating Officer of Western Electrical Services Inc. He joined the group in 2004 and has been in the industrial electrical industry for 20 years with US Navy and civilian experience.
Dan holds a Master's degree in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and he maintains his professional engineer's license in Washington, Utah and Arizona. He earned an MBA in 2012 from Pacific Lutheran University with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Closely Held Businesses.
The Inter-National Electrical Testing Association (NETA) certifies Dan as a Level IV Technician. The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certifies him to Level IV in the area of Electrical Testing Engineering Technology. He is a Certified Journeyman Electric Motor/Generator Repairman.
Dan spent over a decade in the US Navy as an Electrician's Mate (Nuclear Community) maintaining and testing all aspects of generation, distribution, control equipment, and distribution system protection as it applied to nuclear submarines. In addition, he completed two successful Nuclear Instructor tours, employing both on the job training and classroom environment, to mentor the US Navy's future Nuclear Officers and Enlisted men. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal (NAM) for meritorious service vital to national security aboard the USS Topeka SSN 754.