Dan grew up in a suburb of San Francisco and with his family was active in an Evangelical Covenant church. He accepted Christ as a 6 year old and his faith continued to grow. He was active in Sunday School and youth group. Dan was also part of Boy Scouts, (He is an Eagle Scout) and was a high school wrestler. Dan entered U.C. Berkeley as a freshman and graduated with a B.A. degree in history. Dan is a 2011 graduate of Regent College in Vancouver B.C., where he received the Master of Divinity degree. Dan has completed pastoral internships in two different churches, and a hospital, involving ministry with inner city youth, high schoolers, young adults and hospital chaplaincy. Dan and his wife Krista have a 2 year old son, Colton and a 2 month old son, Knox. Dan has a special focus in his ministry to young families, young adults, youth and college. Dan and Krista are grateful to God for guiding them to become part of the Memorial family!