Born and raised in Roseburg, Oregon Dan’s family originated from the original pioneer Rose family who settled in the Umpqua Valley in the early 1840’s. Dan is married to his high school sweetheart Trace and they have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
Dan and Trace own and operate a 200 acre ranch in the mountains of Glide, Oregon. They produce an organic cow/calf operation and maintain a timber management program on their property.
Dan graduated from Roseburg High School in 1973. After attending Oregon State University he began a career in small business where he owned and operated several retail grocery stores, a produce company, a restaurant and a logging company.