February Speaker – Daniel J. Reichard

Daniel J. Reichard is an exemplary leader whose career spans over four decades across manufacturing, non-profit, and service-provider sectors. With a robust background in manufacturing that extends 24 years and 11 years dedicated to non-profit organizations, Daniel has honed his leadership skills in various roles, from Plant Controller to Regional Vice President.

Daniel’s leadership style is participative and results-focused, underpinned by a belief in the power of change for continuous improvement. He has a significant track record of volunteer experience, demonstrating his commitment to community and organizational development.

His accomplishments are numerous and impactful. Daniel has spearheaded barrier-busting efforts across thirteen Districts for a faith-based financial organization. He skillfully restructured millions in delinquent loan debt. He also played a pivotal role in driving process change, using his multifaceted expertise and leadership in moving, hiring, and training accounting teams, representing finance functions during system implementations, and improving general accounting morale.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Northwood University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Western Michigan University. Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant in Wisconsin and a Certified Management Accountant through the Institute of Management Accountants.

Recognition for Daniel’s exceptional work includes multiple Team Ministry Awards from the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, the Outstanding Alumni Award from Northwood University, being a Chairman Award Finalist at American Greetings, and the prestigious Rowan Award from Knight Facilities Management.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Daniel has a rich history of secular and faith-based non-profit involvement and enjoys serving as a Spring Training Usher for the Detroit Tigers. His diverse experiences and achievements mark him as a distinguished professional and dedicated community servant. 

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