Schwenke, Dan

Director - Portland

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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Northwest Environmental Business Council
  • Columbia Region Healthcare Engineers Association
  • Oregon Society of Healthcare Engineers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dan has over 15 years of experience in the professional services and consulting industry. Dan brings an understanding of managing liability from a business owner’s perspective, employee perspective and a third party perspective. By understanding all the entry points of exposure, Dan helps his clients run their businesses without disruption.

Early in his career, Dan built a health and safety platform for a large staffing company with thirty-two locations, covering 6 states and accounting for over 15,000 temporary workers. By creating strong client partnerships, Dan was able to work with employers to help them reduce their risks, lower their operating costs and improve employee morale. Dan is able to understand and work within intricacies associated with differing industries. His clients included manufacturing, light industrial, retail, high tech, medical, property management and professional services. He has collaborated with legal counsel, safety professionals, government entities, business owners and insurers to implement best practices in liability management.

In addition, Dan worked extensively in operations and has experience in managing teams. He has also worked comprehensively with clients and developed strategic partnerships. Dan’s operations experience helped him understand the necessity for cross-departmental process efficiency, and help employees not only understand their role within the organization but how their department impacts the organization as a whole. This understanding on team coordination and large-scale impact is critical to help eliminate waste.

Dan has repeatedly earned praise from clients and co-workers as being a highly ethical business professional. He listens to internal and external concerns and takes action toward constant improvement.