Dan is a Managing Director with the University of Michigan Investment Office and leads the endowment’s investments in private equity and venture capital. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Dan was the Managing Director of Private Markets at the Washington University Investment Management Company – the investment office for the endowment at Washington University in St. Louis where he was responsible for Washington University’s investments in private equity, venture capital, natural resources, and real estate. Dan’s career in endowment management began at the Princeton University Investment Company (“Princo”) – the investment office for Princeton University’s endowment where he led the development of Princeton’s global private equity and venture capital portfolio for eight years. Dan has also served as the Managing Director of Private Markets for the Sequoia Capital Heritage Fund (an endowment-style investment fund sponsored by Sequoia Capital) and as a Senior Investment Manager in the endowment services area at TIAA-CREF.
Dan is a member of the Board of Directors (and Investment Committee) for the UMass Foundation and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.
Dan holds a B.A. cum laude in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, a J.D. cum laude from the Boston University School of Law, and an M.A. in Economics from Trinity College. He is a Fellow in the American College of Investment Counsel and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.