Dan Tepke


Dan Tepke is a results oriented, consulting veteran who specializes in working with C – Level executives and their teams in developing innovative solutions for strategic opportunities.

He has experience across a range of industries, including Education, Insurance, Paper and Packaging, Philanthropy and Not-for-Profit, Transportation, Telecommunications and Venture Capital. Clients served include, Cerulean Fund, CNR/Slimfast, Encyclopedia Britannica, Florida Family Insurance, Golden Rule Insurance, Golden Valley Foods, InterPublic Group, Motorola, Northwest Airlines, OneAmerica Insurance, Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF), Tetra Pak, and U.S. West (Qwest).

Dan has over 25 years of leadership and operational experience having served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Golden Rule Insurance Company, Senior Vice President, North Park University, and Associate Dean for Management and Budget at the University of Chicago School of Business. In addition, Dan was a Lecturer in Marketing, and Director of the University of Chicago’s innovative New Product Development Laboratory. He was also co-developer of the Business School’s unique leadership program.

He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from North Park University.

Dan currently serves on a number of not-for-profit boards including Galter Life Center and the Albany Park Community Center.