Dan was raised on a ranch in Central Montana. Since graduating from Montana State University in 2006 with a B.S. in Range Science, he has been a Pasture & Range Management Specialist with Wilbur-Ellis Company. He has a diverse background as a result of range management work that has stretched from the Great Basin of Nevada to the High Desert in Oregon and eastward throughout Montana and Wyoming. The primary focus of Dan’s work has been assisting landowners in profitably maximizing forage production while maintaining an ecological balance on their ranches. Dan enjoys various outdoor pursuits in his spare time.