Dan was born and raised in the Kansas City area and was saved at the age of six. He met his future wife, Beth, in high school; they later attended Bible college together. They have three children: Eric (Courtney), Erin (Randall), and Jon (Lindsay), and three grandchildren: Nori, Keira and Oliver. Dan has attended Anchor Baptist since 1972 and joined the staff in 1988. He is responsible for administrative oversight of facility, finances, personnel benefits, insurance and legal issues, and human resources.