General Manager of GLDAS
Dan Eldridge joined with Andy in 2008 to form Great Lakes Diamond Aircraft Sales, a company solely focused on the sales and support of new Diamond Aircraft in the upper Midwest. In 2012, Dan purchased the entire company.
Born in Washington, DC, Dan learned to fly in the crowded skies over New York City, where he lived after graduation from Hamilton College in 1987 with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. Dan has led sales and business development for two enterprise software companies, taking one from venture-funded startup to successful sale, and has held senior research, trading and business development positions at two of the largest hedge funds in the industry.
Dan holds an FAA commercial pilot certificate with multi-engine airplane and instrument ratings. He has more than 4000 hours of pilot-in-command time, and for four years commuted between New York City and Boston in a light single.
Dan makes his home in Naperville with his wife of more than 15 years and their two children.