Diversability Inc. Executive Board
Dan has lived in Central Oregon since 2001. From Doorman Dan to Danimal, he has built community connections and helped start successful businesses. Since 2011 Dan has worked at Boneyard Brewery, experiencing its fantastic growth from an insider's view. Dan is also the developer of Dawg Grog, a unique brew for dogs, a business he sold in 2018. In addition to offering backgrounds in business and community connections, Dan has a personal interest in Diversability Inc. Dan's niece, Abi, was born with Down syndrome and he has been an avid supporter since her birth. Belief in Abi's abilities, and the abilities of all people, is the driving force of Dan's work with Diversability Inc.
Jamie ventured to Bend from the wet side of the Cascades in 1997 and has been camping, skiing, kayaking and biking her way around the landscape ever since. As Chief Financial Officer of Laird Superfoods and former Internal Auditor for a large bank, Jamie brings a governance and financial management perspective to Diversability Inc. Jamie is connected to the diversability community through both family and friends, which has led to her involvement in the organization. The desire to ensure that individuals with diversabilities and their families have the resources needed to thrive in our community drives Jamie’s work.
Gretchen joins Diversability, Inc. with over twenty years’ experience in business management spanning for-profit industries, non-profit institutions, multi-campus independent schools. After graduating with a BS in Business Administration, Gretchen pursued a career in sales and marketing eventually acquiring, developing, and selling a boutique direct marketing firm serving high-end tech clients such as Microsoft and Lucent Technologies. She then completed her MBA in 2013 through Lewis & Clark. Gretchen moved to Bend in 2003 with her son Oskar and enjoys entertaining, Halloween, cooking, yoga, being a goofball with her family, admitting she loves small dogs, and advocating for individuals with diversabilities.