1. Dan Danner

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    2. Small Business Saturday Hits $16 Billion in Sales

      Small Business Saturday Hits $16 Billion in Sales
      ...icipate every year and more shoppers giving local entrepreneurs a chance to compete for their business,” said Dan Danner, president and CEP, NFIB. “Americans are returning to Main Street for the things they need and ulti...
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    3. Record Number of Consumers Are Aware of Small Business Saturday®, Almost two-thirds (65%) plan to spend at least $100

      Record Number of Consumers Are Aware of Small Business Saturday®, Almost two-thirds (65%) plan to spend at least $100
      ... Saturday has grown every year and it's been a big boost to Main Street America,” said NFIB CEO and President Dan Danner. “We are very proud to partner with American Express once again this year to promote an event that ...
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    4. Small Business Saturday 2014 Stood Strong Among Communities and Small Businesses

      Small Business Saturday 2014 Stood Strong Among Communities and Small Businesses
      ...businesses will continue well beyond November 29th,” Pickett states. Supporting Pickett in these thoughts is Dan Danner, CEO and President of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, the nation’s leading small...
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    5. Shop local for Small Business Saturday

      ...ways looking for new ways to creatively promote their products and services — especially in a tough economy,” Dan Danner, NFIB president and CEO, said in a press release. “Small Business Saturday is a reminder of how imp...
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    6. Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business

      ...ay has gotten bigger every year and has been a big boost to Main Street America,” said NFIB CEO and President Dan Danner. “Local businesses have been enthusiastic about Small Business Saturday from its inception but what...
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    7. Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year

      Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year
      ...ay has gotten bigger every year and has been a big boost to Main Street America,” said NFIB CEO and President Dan Danner. “Local businesses have been enthusiastic about Small Business Saturday from its inception but what...
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    8. Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year

      Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year
      ...ay has gotten bigger every year and has been a big boost to Main Street America,” said NFIB CEO and President Dan Danner. “Local businesses have been enthusiastic about Small Business Saturday from its inception but what...
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    9. Main Street Rings in $5.7B on Small Business Saturday

      Main Street Rings in $5.7B on Small Business Saturday
      ...rtant way to ensure our economy fully recovers and a healthy private sector is restored,” said NFIB president Dan Danner. Pure Detroit, a group of apparel stores and cafes profiled by FOXBusiness.com in November for its...
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    10. Small Business Saturday® Gives Small Businesses Big Boost to Kick-Off Holiday Season

      Small Business Saturday® Gives Small Businesses Big Boost to Kick-Off Holiday Season
      ... — creating good jobs and supporting the families they employ and the communities around them,” said NFIB CEO Dan Danner. “We are very pleased that so many Americans sought to give back by shopping small this Small Busin...
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  2. About Dan Danner

    Dan Danner

    Dan Danner

    Donald A. "Dan" Danner was named president and CEO of the National Federation of Independent Business, the nation's leading small business association, in February, 2009. Danner is only the sixth president in the history of the organization.

    Before rising to the top spot, Danner was executive vice president, overseeing NFIB's federal and state public policy and political activities as well as the organization's three 501 (c) 3 operations: the Research Foundation, Small Business Legal Center and the Young Entrepreneur Foundation. He came to NFIB in 1993 as vice president of the NFIB Education Foundation (now known as the Young Entrepreneur Foundation) and was named vice president of federal public policy in 1995.

    Previously, he was chief of staff to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Danner also worked in the White House Office of Public Liaison, where he was special assistant to the president and deputy director of the department. Before joining the White House staff, Danner was an executive with Armco Inc., a steel manufacturing company. He held leadership positions in sales and marketing, as well as state and federal lobbying on issues such as energy, environment, taxes and trade. He also served four years as vice president of federal relations at George Mason University.

    A native of Middletown, Ohio, Danner holds an MBA degree from Xavier University and an electrical engineering degree from Purdue University.

    He and his wife Bekki have three children and live in Arlington, Va.

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    1. More Americans recognize the direct link between shopping locally and stronger communities and that's an extremely positive result, We're delighted by the success of Small Business Saturday but we're even more excited by the growing commitment among Americans to give small businesses a chance to compete all year round.
      In Small Business Saturday 2014 Stood Strong Among Communities and Small Businesses
    2. Small Business Saturday has gotten bigger every year and has been a big boost to Main Street America.
      In Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year
    3. Virtually every candidate running claims to care about small business and yet there's a clear sense among small business owners that Washington isn't listening.
      In Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
    4. If you're going to talk about everybody ought to pay your taxes and you didn't, that doesn't make you a very credible spokesperson.
      In Obama's small business advocate has big credibility problems
    5. A corporate-only approach to tax reform will ensure that small business shoulders a much greater tax burden than mega-corporations that have been gaming the system for years.
      In Obama reopens the fiscal cliff tax debate for small businesses
    6. Each year, NFIB's Young Entrepreneur Awards remind us of the value of hard work, determination and most importantly of dreaming big. Ms. Gouldd and her fellow finalists give us tremendous confidence in the next generation of business owners.
      In Florida Teenager Receives National Award for Small Business Success, Named NFIB Young Entrepreneur of the Year
    7. Every politician and government official seems to have their own idea about what small business is, what a small business looks like, and what small-business owners want and need.
      In NFIB Answers the Question: What is Small Business?
    8. Small-business owners' willingness to take risks is a big part of what makes them special.
      In NFIB Answers the Question: What Is Small Business? Answer #1 - Risk Takers
    9. The president has also proposed that federal tax reform focus only on corporate taxes – a tax strategy that will almost certainly involve a tax increase for America's real job creators: small-business owners.
      In NFIB Statement On President's Budget Proposal
    10. The bipartisan legislation introduced today by U.S. Representatives Charles Boustany and Jim Matheson is an encouraging and a necessary step forward in preventing the imminent rise in healthcare costs for millions of small businesses.
      In NFIB Commends Reps. Charles Boustany and Jim Matheson for Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Health Insurance Tax (HIT) on Millions of Small Businesses, Workers and the Self Employed