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Dan Sutton grew up on the south side of Chicago attending Niles College of Loyola University graduating with a BA in Theology.

He has worked for ZIM American Integrated Shipping Services Co., LLC, an international ocean cargo transportation company for a combined total of 25 years, beginning in Operations & Logistics and moving into business development, rising to Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, domiciled in Norfolk VA. In 2014 Dan came back to his home town Chicago to resume his position of Vice President of the Midwest branch.

Dan worked in business development for 3 years (2009-2012) for SourceAmerica, the Federal AbilityOne Program providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Since that experience Dan knew he wanted to participate in the non-for-profit sector in some capacity.

Dan sited his upbringing and family values that brought him to Back 2 School Illinois; giving children the tools they required to succeed! He wants to offer his work experience in business development and management to further the mission of this amazing organization. He looks forward to a “boots on the ground” experience within all aspects of Back 2 School Illinois.

Dan has 3 amazing children, raised on the northwest side of Chicago in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. Currently he resides in Rogers Park enjoying the rich diversity this area has to offer.