Dan Werry, 2013
- Manager I, Copy Center
- DSC employee since 1986
Degrees and schools where awarded: Vocational Certificate in Graphic Communications from Fairmont West, Kettering, Ohio; one class away from completing an audit of the BAS in Supervision and Management at Daytona State College.
Career/Professional honors: Member of the Halifax Area Postal Customer Council
Outside interests: Music, camping, cooking, sports, fishing, cars, motorcycles, traveling, gardening, woodworking, surfing the Internet and, of course, the beach.
What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I’ve worked in the printing industry since 1979, but also worked for Top-Value Enterprises and Philips Industries before finding Daytona State College.
What professional projects are you working on right now? With so many recent changes happening in the Postal Service, I am working closely with the Halifax Area Postal Customer Council to ensure the college stays in compliance with the new regulations.
What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? The people; by that I mean co-workers and students alike. Every day brings new challenges and experiences.
What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? To share my experience at Daytona State College with new employees making their transition to “The Daytona State of Mind” easier.
In life? To travel to Egypt. I’ve always been fascinated with the pyramids.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? Measure twice, cut once!
One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I’m not the tallest in the family; my uncle is 6’10”.
Last book read: Other than BAS textbooks, the owner’s manual for my new John Deere mower!
If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? “Adventurous. Open with caution!”
If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be: Mel Fisher, Lewis and Clark, and Jacque Cousteau.
The Daytona State of Mind to me means your path to success! Who could ask for a nicer place to achieve one’s goals?