Dan Whiting is an experienced communications professional with over two decades of experience in the fields of public policy, business, non-profit, and marketing. He is an expert in developing and executing strategic communication campaigns, crisis communications, and content marketing. Dan has a diverse educational background, including an Executive MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology, a Certificate in Front-End Web Development from General Assembly, and a B.S. in Human Resource Management from the University of Idaho.
He has held several positions in the government and private sectors, including Director of Community Impact at the National Fragile X Foundation, Senior Strategist at ADG Creative, Director of Communications at the National Alliance of Forest Owners, and Chief of Staff at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dan has also worked as a Legislative Assistant, Legislative Correspondent, and Communications Director and Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Larry Craig.
Dan's areas of policy expertise include technology, DevOps, natural resources, forestry, energy, and environment. He is skilled in managing staff, team building, and instructional design. Dan is passionate about communicating clearly and strategically to effect change through his work. He believes that to make an impact, one must understand the audience's motivations and knowledge, adapt the message, and communicate in a language that resonates with them.