Dan Beenken

Director, FBC

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Dan Beenken

Director, FBC

  UNI Family Business Program

Dan Beenken’s primary focuses are in succession planning and family business. Prior to his current role, he worked in asset management, venture capital and investment banking industries — most recently in business development and product management.

Beenken has extensive experience working with early-stage firms on capital formation and exit strategies. He has also served as a business consultant at the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University. Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and entrepreneurial management from Iowa State University and master’s of business administration from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business.

Hobbies & Interests:

Beeken has always loved the great outdoors and enjoys anything that gets him out there. He's an avid hunter and fisherman who can never get enough time in nature.


M.B.A. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota; B.S. (Finance/Management) Iowa State University