Dan has been riding his bicycle all over the streets of Greater New Orleans since moving to the region in 2006, and he’s been leading Bike Easy since spring of 2015. As Bike Easy celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018, the organization has experienced unprecedented growth under Dan’s leadership, expanding from 3 to 8 staff and more than tripling the budget. Through it’s work to improve mobility, Dan has positioned Bike Easy to be a positive force for creating a healthy, prosperous, resilient, and equitable future for all people of the region.
Along with a well-traveled helmet, Dan brings extensive experience with collaborative leadership and nonprofit management, grassroots organizing, advocacy campaigning, membership fundraising and development, and strategic communications from years working in the region’s environmental movement.
As Executive Director of Bike Easy, Dan is most excited about continuing to develop a strong organization and larger movement for improved mobility that effectively advocates for safe road systems that support biking, walking, and transit in Greater New Orleans while encouraging the on-going growth of the region’s bicycle culture.
Read more about Dan in the press release from 2015 announcing his hiring.