Dan grew up in Cook County suburb of Bellwood, moved west to attend North Central College and fell in love with the area. He moved to St. Charles in 1979 and is President of Batavia Enterprises, Inc. Now in his sixth term on the City Council, Dan got his start on the Plan Commission. He had watched Naperville grow and wanted to work for more controlled growth in St. Charles. Dan is married and has three children. He also is active in the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and youth sports.