Leadership

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Founder

Dan Weinfurter

Dan is the founder of GrowthPlay. He has also been the founder and CEO of three other private equity-backed businesses and was the number two executive for a fourth. His three previous companies, Capital H Group, LLC, Parson Group, LLC, and Alternative Resources Corporation all achieved high rankings on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies, with Parson Group landing the coveted #1 spot.

He has also provided consulting and interim management to a variety of start-ups and large public companies. Dan is the author of Second Stage Entrepreneurship: Ten Proven Strategies for Driving Aggressive Growth.

Dan started his career at General Electric, where he entered its sales training program after graduating college in 1979. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and for the past two years, was an Adjunct Lecturer at The Kellogg School of Management.