Dan Duncan has extensive professional management experience in the nonprofit sector. He has used this experience to provide training and consultation both nationally and internationally to help communities, nonprofitsand governmental organizations enhance their community work through the principles of Asset-Based Community Development, Results-Based Accountability™, and Collective Impact.
In addition to his consulting practice he is a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University, founded by John McKnight and Jody Kertzmann and a Results-Based Accountability™ licensed partner with the Results Leadership Group.
He has also served as an adjunct faculty member for the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Texas – Austin, The New College and the Department of Social Work at St. Edward´s University, Austin, Texas, and the Graduate Social Work at Arizona State University.
Prior to establishing his consulting practice he was Vice President, Impact Strategies at Community TechKnowledge, Inc. a firm that provides web-based software for nonprofit organizations to help drive their impact and results. He previously served as Senior Vice President for the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona in Tucson where he was responsible for the organization’s community building, public policy and grant-making, marketing, information technology, and constituent relationship management activities.
Before returning to Tucson he was the Vice President for Community Building and the Executive Director of the Community Services Council for the United Way of Central Indiana in Indianapolis. He also served for eight years as President of the Mesa United Way in Mesa, Arizona. He started his United Way career in the late 70s, at the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona as the Director of Planning and Allocations and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
After receiving a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Arizona State University he started his professional career as the Founder and Executive Director of the Community Food Bank and the Executive Director of Information and Referral Services, both in Tucson, Arizona.