Executive Board Member
Dan was raised in Northern California where he worked in law enforcement until beginning his career in the financial services business in 1979 with Mutual Benefit Life. In 1983 Dan joined New England Life in Boston, Massachusetts as the second Vice President of Education and Development where he was responsible for representative development and Firm productivity throughout the United States. In 1988, Dan relocated to Toledo, Ohio and founded the Brennan Financial Group, focusing on cases involving business continuation, family business succession, retirement plans and estate solutions. In 1996 Dan moved Brennan Financial Group to Cleveland and expanded to five additional locations, Toledo, Youngstown, Ashtabula, Willoughby, and Fairlawn, as well as serving clients across the United States. In January 2009, Dan retired as Managing Partner of the Brennan Financial Group and returned to his personal practice. In August 2010, Dan joined Skylight Financial Group as the Chief Marketing Officer.
Dan has been active in community affairs serving as President of the Toledo Ballet Association, Chairman of the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, Chairman of the University of Toledo, Gay Games 9 board member and Co-Chairman of the Gay Games 9 Development Committee. He is currently President of Little Italy Redevelopment Corporation and board member of The Music Settlement. Dan and his wife Susan live in the Little Italy neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio and are the parents of four children and have five grandchildren.