As Channel Key’s President and CEO, Dan is responsible for Client value creation and execution of the company vision and strategy. Dan focuses most of his time developing business and forming strategic partnerships with potential Clients and businesses. He thoroughly enjoys discussing Amazon strategy with Clients to really understand what’s going to move the needle and help drive the business forward.
Before Channel Key:
Before starting Channel Key, Dan co-founded Trend Nation LLC, one of Amazon.com’s largest sellers in the world having sold over $150 Million in products and served as it’s VP of Business Development and Strategic Planning. Dan helped Trend Nation grow to over 60 employees and it’s place as one of the top 200 retailers on Amazon. Prior to TN, Dan held various sales and marketing roles most notably at Medtronic, a global leader in Medical Technology manufacturing and distribution, where he received numerous awards for sales performance and leadership.
Schooling and Personal Tidbits:
Dan earned a double-BSBA, specializing in Marketing and Logistics Management from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. He is a member of Vistage, a global entrepreneurship, and executive coaching organization. He is also a member of TAAN, a global network, and incubator of independently owned marketing agencies. Outside of Channel Key, Dan spends most of his time trying to wrangle his 2 kids and his 1 dog with his wife, Autumn. He enjoys golfing, skiing, scuba diving and traveling with friends and family.