MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce announced the keynote speaker of the upcoming Wisconsin Veterans Business Conference will be Dan Hurdle, CEO of Colectivo Coffee Roasters and US Navy veteran. Colectivo Coffee Roasters is a Milwaukee-based specialty coffee company. Dan joined Colectivo in 2019 and is responsible for driving the growth of the company’s omnichannel business strategy, which includes 20 cafes in Wisconsin & Illinois, ecommerce, and wholesale. Dan has over three decades of experience in leadership positions, including spending time at both Starbucks Coffee Company and Caribou Coffee. Prior to Colectivo, Dan served as CEO of Safety Services Company.
Dan is a proud United States Naval Academy graduate, where he graduated number two in his class. He holds a Masters Degree from the University of Cambridge and served eight years as a U.S. Navy Submarine Officer. Dan resides in Mequon, WI, with his wife Heidi and his two Bernese Mountain Dogs and is an avid mountain biker. The Wisconsin Veterans Business Conference is the largest single convening of the state’s veteran business community. The conference is November 10 and features a veteran business expo, breakout sessions, and an awards luncheon. This year’s event will be held at the iconic Marcus Performing Arts Center in downtown Milwaukee.
You can find more information on the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wisconsin-veterans-business-conference-tickets-389505670947