Team Profile: Dan Welch

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Dan Welch | Vice President, Products & Support

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As Vice President, Products & Support, Dan oversees and leads Dialsmith’s hardware and software development, manufacturing, technical support, and documentation. Dan’s strong technology and media background allows him to fuse service with innovation to deliver the best products, services, and support to meet the unique needs of our clients.

 

 

In His Own Words…

What is the most interesting or memorable project you’ve been a part of?

Dial testing of speeches during the 1996 Republican National Convention.

What is one thing people don’t generally know about you?

I started out as an art major in college.

Where in the world do you most want to visit?

Rafting the Grand Canyon.

What’s the strangest thing in your computer case?

In my computer case I carry a 1976 Eisenhower U.S. dollar coin given to me by a colleague for good luck when I moved away from my hometown of Iowa City. I have carried this coin with me in my personal bag since 1989. I’ve been lucky enough since then.

What’s the best hotel amenity you’ve ever received?

At the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Houston I stayed in a room with a 6′ x 6′ walk-in shower.

What is your favorite / least favorite:

Word: Mojo / Mildew
Smell: Citrus / Lily (flower)
Sound: Loon call / (Tie) Palm Treo ringtone / screech when opening ironing board

What’s your idea of a perfect weekend morning?

Rise early on a sunny June Saturday. Have breakfast on the patio, and then shop at my neighborhood farmer’s market.

What food could you not live without?

Oregon “Hood” strawberries.

Perfect sandwich?

Me in the middle, my son and dog on one side and my wife on the other.

What’s your favorite drink?

Laurelwood Brewpub’s Free Range Red Ale, fresh from my 64oz. growler jug.

In your next life you’d like to be?

Smarter.