Dan joined the firm in 1991 to work closely with the portfolio investment companies in the telecom, data storage, and IT industries while also managing the stock portfolio of AVP. Today, his primary focus is in data storage, clean technologies, and ecommerce related businesses. He works with portfolio companies and assists them with strategic guidance, financial analysis and helps them to avoid navigational potholes without micromanaging their efforts. He serves on the board of Channel Intelligence, Privacy Networks, eStarcom, TerraXML, Atrato, and Storage Genetics.Dan is also the President of Aweida Properties, Inc., which develops commercial land and operates multple commercial buildings which house approximately 130,000 sq.ft. in Boulder County. Dan earned a B.S. in Business from the University of Northern Colorado and has an M.B.A. in Finance from Regis University. He was a founding member of the Regis Forum Technology Task Force, a group created to guide the technology curriculum at Regis. He also serves on the board of the Boulder Valley YMCA.