University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

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Daniel G. Van Der Vliet, M. Ed.

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Phone: (802) 656-5897


Office: 218b Kalkin

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Dann Van Der Vliet is Director of the Family Business Initiative at the University of Vermont, dedicated to helping family and privately owned businesses succeed and thrive into the next generation and beyond. Mr. Van Der Vliet works with owners and their successors to find solutions that work for both family and business. Mr. Van Der Vliet is co-founder of the Global Family Enterprise Case Competition, the only competition dedicated entirely to family business. He also serves on the board of advisors for the Family Business Wiki, a publicly available resource for family businesses around the world, and the Board of Directors for the Family Enterprise Research Conference. He holds a BS in natural resources and a M.Ed. in Leadership from the University of Vermont.

Previously, as Director of the Vermont Business Center from 2004 to 2008, he also oversaw the launch and growth of the executive education curriculum at UVM and established custom training courses offered by the School of Business. Dann is on the Board of Corporators for the Northfield Savings Bank, Board of Trustees for the Birds of Vermont Museum, co-founder of the Vermont Gear Swap & Sale and is past President and active member of the Burlington Sunrise Rotary Club.


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