About Dan


Born: September 30, 1964


Married: June 13, 1987 to Beth Ann (O’Neal) Hess


Children: Danielle (age 22); Katie (age 21); Emily (age 18)


Education: B.A. in History with PA Secondary Certification in Social Studies




Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5, 6


Hero: Perry the Platypus, Ronald Reagan


Favorite Authors:  Max Lucado, Charles Dickens, David McCullough, George Will, Randy Singer, Clive Cussler, Alistar McClean, Shel Silverstein


Favorite Foods: Mexican or Italian or Chinese or Ethiopian; grape licorice; pretzels; steak with sautéed onions; blueberry custard pie; peaches in August!


Favorite Movies: The Fugitive; Raiders of the Lost Ark; The Sound of Music; Hoosiers; It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World; North by Northwest; The Music Man; Sabrina; Bambi Meets Godzilla


Hobbies and Interests: spending time with immediate and extended family; volleyball, softball, and tennis; crossword puzzles; going to the beach or the mountains; our dog Bella!


Favorite Reality Show: I loathe reality shows!


Favorite Quote:  “Never give up. Never, ever give up. Never, ever, ever give up.” Winston Churchill


Or, “Dad is great—he gave us chocolate cake!” William Cosby