Dan Peterson

Dan Peterson is a Vice President of Senior Living at Jeff Harris and Associates, where he has has spearheaded senior leadership searches since 2010. The bulk of his work focuses on operational and sales leadership roles, primarily with not-for-profit life plan community portfolios.

Previously, Dan was in pharmaceutical sales for a decade after completing Sports Management degrees from the University of North Carolina and Ohio State University. He worked in minor league baseball and in sports marketing leadership roles prior to becoming a pharmaceutical rep.

Outside of work, Dan enjoys his two teenage daughters’ athletic events, where their teams are sometimes coached by his wife: a high school English teacher and cross country coach. He spends the rest of his free time working in the yard, grilling on the back deck, reading, vacationing on the North Carolina coast, and going to Tar Heel football games. Dan and his family live in Lewisville, NC.

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