Dan Burns has led an impressive career as a leader in his 30+ years working in the Health and Wellness industry. Dan has also been featured in several well-known industry publications, including the International Racquet and Sports Club Association’s (IHRSA) Club Business International and has presented at conferences for many associations including IHRSA, Jewish Community Center Association (JCCA) and Fitness Business to name a few.

Serving as the Vice President of Community Programs and Services at Columbia Association, Dan plays a major role in arts and culture, youth programming, fitness and wellness, and sports. Through his commitment to this role, he has helped CA improve participation, inclusion, and financial performance.

Prior to his current role at CA, Dan worked as the Director of Sport and Fitness helping the Wellness & Fitness and Sports teams with improving the member experience, creating accessibility and improving financial performance. Before joining the CA team, he was Vice President of Operations at Club One and a national business consultant for the wellness and fitness business.

He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science from Penn State University.

In his spare time, he spends most of his time reading and cycling competitively.