Dan Dickinson attended C-SC from 1968-1971. He received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Western Illinois University. His career was in the aviation industry, where he became a partner at the age of 26 with General Aviation Services, Inc., a company responsible for purchasing and selling corporate and jet business aircraft globally. The company developed groundbreaking systems, founding three separate companies in the commercial aircraft sector and going on to develop a total of seven companies. Three of those were merged and four companies were sold. His community involvement includes serving as a chair and founding member of the National Aircraft Resale Association and chair and founder of Transplant Village, NFP. He served as the external board chair of Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Organ Transplant Center and on the board of St. Norbert College from 1999-2021. Dickinson was the Konneker Leader-In-Resident at C-SC in 2018. He enjoys business start-up projects, boating and outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife, Nancy, and daughters, Laurie and Ann.