Dan Caldwell serves as the Executive Director for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and has worked for CVA since 2013.
In 2005, Dan enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman. During Basic Training, Dan was selected for the Marine Corps’ Presidential Support Program, in which he served as a member of the Marine Security Force at Marine Barracks Washington and the Presidential Retreat at Camp David. Upon completion of his tour at Camp David, Dan was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines where he served as an infantry team leader, squad leader, and vehicle commander. Dan deployed to Iraq with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and conducted operations in Al Anbar and Ninawa provinces.
Prior to joining CVA in 2013, Dan worked for Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) from 2011 to 2013. Dan originally was a constituent caseworker focused on resolving constituents’ issues with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense and eventually was promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff. Additionally, in 2012, Dan managed the successful re-election campaign of Congressman Schweikert in one of the most intense incumbent versus incumbent races of the 2012 election cycle. Dan also graduated cum laude in 2011 from Arizona State University with degrees in International Studies, Political Science, and Asian History.