Dan is a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Nevada’s Third Congressional District.
NEVADA STATE TREASURER
He is the former Nevada State Treasurer, 2015-2019. During his term in office, Dan revamped the State’s investment program, quintupling (5x) returns on the General Fund; backed parental choice (ESAs) and launched a College Savings Program aimed at creating a “culture of education” in Nevada; and, reduced the processing period in unclaimed property from 120 to 25 days. He also successfully questioned the Faraday Future project in North Las Vegas, saving Nevada taxpayers $175 million in defaulted bonds.
Dan has over 40 years’ experience in the financial and publishing industries. An innovative entrepreneur, he turned around a struggling financial publication and founded the world’s first digital media delivery platform for print media. He is an experienced and accredited investor in the public and private financial markets.
Dan grew up in suburban Chicago, and received his undergraduate degree from Princeton; J.D. from Boston University; and his MBA from Columbia.
Dan enlisted in the United States Army during the Cold War and was stationed on a Pershing missile nuclear base in Germany.
Dan has authored The Future of Finance: How Private Equity and Venture Capital Will Shape the Global Economy (John Wiley) (available on Amazon).
Dan is married, the father of two daughters, and resides with his wife, Yanan in Las Vegas. He is also a member of the Illinois bar.