Dan Meyers is a Vice President at DCI Group focused on communications, crisis response, and managing local, federal, and global public affairs challenges. Dan consults for clients ranging from small and mid-cap enterprises to Fortune 100 companies. His strengths are strategy and integrated management. Dan’s experiences include overseeing every aspect of largescale projects and campaigns from strategy, polling, and message development to day-to-day execution.
Dan has experience in developing winning solutions that involve grassroots outreach, national coalition building, third party engagement, and government relations strategies. He has managed federal and state legislative, regulatory, and ballot efforts including one of the largest state-wide gaming ballot initiatives in 2012 and a successful local ballot initiative in 2009.
Dan’s political expertise hails from the most local levels to presidential politics. He was one of NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign’s first employees, serving in various capacities including special assistant to campaign manager, Mike DuHaime and a personal aide to the Mayor and his wife. Dan worked at the Republican National Committee during the 2006 midterms and served President George W. Bush in foreign and domestic venues as a communications advance representative.
Dan earned Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Public Administration from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio; completed Executive Education work at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government; and earned his Executive Masters in Business Administration from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Dan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Miss America Organization and President of the Board of Directors of Project Right Side, a non-profit organization working to improve the political climate for gay and lesbian issues across the political spectrum. He previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Junior Statesmen Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit, civic-engagement organization for high school students nationwide.
A native of northeast Ohio, Dan now lives in McLean, Virginia.