Dan grew up in the Dayton area. Earned an Associate degree in Applied Sciences-Commercial Art, from Sinclair College. Graduated from the Ohio Institute of Photography, majoring in commercial photography. He has worked at Continental Color Labs and Precision Photo, before joining Biel Photographic in 1983.
Biel Photographic merged with AGI Studios in 2015. Dan continues to photograph both in the studio and on-location, as well as handling post production services.