Dan is a licensed attorney and has earned a number of professional designations including Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), among others. Dan is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and has served as an insurance and risk management course leader at the collegiate level.

Dan is a regular guest speaker for various industry groups across the country. He has authored numerous articles on insurance and risk management, including Michigan Insurance Law and Practice, published by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education.