Dan is an internationally-respected industry leader known for providing exemplary client service that delivers results, on-schedule.
Over the past 30 years, Dan has led the completion of over 1000 senior-level searches representing higher education, health sciences, sports and corporate clients throughout the Americas, Europe, Pacific Rim, Middle East, and Africa.
Prior to founding Parker Executive Search, Dan has held senior leadership positions in two predecessor firms. He was a partner of the global executive search firm Baker Parker and Associates for 10 years and, before that, served as Vice President and Managing Director of A.T. Kearney’s Atlanta office. Dan has held senior-level management positions with Samsonite Corporation and Aladdin Industries, overseeing senior executive employment and leading organizational change, as well as responsible for labor and contract negotiation.
Dan earned a Bachelor and Master’s degree from the University of Georgia and has been recognized for his dedicated and loyal service on the Executive Committee for the University of Georgia’s Alumni Association. He also is a graduate of Brewton-Parker College, where he served as a trustee and was selected Alumnus of the Year. Dan was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in 2007 by Brewton-Parker College. Dan has also served as an adjunct professor at Middle Tennessee State University.