Daniel is native to the Grants Pass region of Southern Oregon. After graduating high school, he spent the greater portion of 3 years working at a handicapped orphanage in Mexico where he met his spouse.
Upon returning to the Rogue Valley, Daniel attained his associates degree at Rogue Community College in 2016 and transferred to SOU to finish his bachelor’s degree. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in Accounting with a certificate in Accounting Information Systems.
Through college Daniel worked full-time as an industry accountant and project manager at a local construction company. He left there to continue his career in accounting and in pursuit of the CPA license, joining the KDP team in 2019 and earned his CPA license in 2020.
Daniel volunteers as the Treasurer of the ONE27 Foundation—a non-profit organization supporting handicapped orphanages in Mexico. He enjoys building furniture in his free time. But with four young children at home, he spends most of his “free” time entertaining them with “awe-inspiring” wrestling and dance moves.