Dan Mellema is the Chief Financial Officer for Focus on the Family; he came to Focus on the Family in August of 1993. He also serves on the Spoken Worldwide board and the Focus on the Family South Africa board.
Dan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from John Brown University. Prior to coming to Focus on the Family Dan worked for and eventually managed the family construction business. During this time, he also served as a youth leader in his church and developed a passion for using his business skills to further God’s kingdom. Dan was able to continue working with young people as a junior high and junior varsity basketball coach for over 20 years at Colorado Springs Christian School. Dan is very active in his local church where he currently serves as an elder.
Dan is a native of Colorado and grew up in Colorado Springs. He has been married to his beautiful wife Sue for 35 years. They have three married sons, three beautiful daughters-in-law, 7 grandkids and a remarkable niece with special needs.