Dan Cruce

1/19/2020 Sussex County Health Coalition.

Dan is an experienced senior executive with demonstrated success in the public policy and P-20 education sectors. His honed skills with nonprofits, grassroots organizing, government, media relations, and administration drive his work and leadership. He is committed to public service, community impact and systems change as the United Way of Delaware’s Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining the United Way of Delaware, Dan worked across the country with the national public policy non-profit, Hope Street Group, as its Education Vice President. Prior to that role, he was Deputy Secretary/Chief of Staff at the Delaware Department of Education. Previously, he was Assistant Superintendent/Chief of Staff at the Christina School District in Delaware. Dan also worked for the Honorable Kent A. Jordan, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and former United States Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s Delaware Senate Office. He was also Associate General Counsel for Corporation Service Company.

In addition to sitting on the Board of Directors for the Delaware Community Foundation, the Delaware Arts Consortium and the Delaware Arts Alliance, he is Board Chair Emeritus at the Delaware Humane Association and the Board President at the Delaware Theatre Company.