Partner & Co-Founder
Dan excels at finding the big ideas that will earn attention from policymakers and the press. He played a critical role in launching Kastle’s Back to Work Barometer, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. An avid modern art collector, he is chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Dan and Paul Frick founded Subject Matter legacy firm Home Front Communications, which grew into a fully integrated communications and advertising firm, more than 20 years ago. Prior to that, Dan worked in political campaigns and government, serving as press secretary to House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt and communications director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the successful 1998 election cycle. A graduate of Rollins College, he was an NCAA All-American in tennis in 1991.
- Father of three
- Dachshund enthusiast
- Fan of this quote from Mike Tyson: "Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”