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Dan Madler, Chief Executive Officer, HDFP

Dan Madler

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Direct Line: (701) 551-0488

Dan has been employed by Beyond Shelter, Inc. (BSI) since March of 2003 and during his career with BSI, Dan has participated in the development of over 1,300 affordable homes. Dan is responsible for providing leadership, guidance and inspiration to BSI team members and community partners in the affordable housing market, to represent, promote and expand the activities of BSI and its partners and ensure that the development and fiscal operations of BSI continue to meet the needs of the regional affordable housing market. Dan has 28+ years of experience in the affordable housing industry.

“I am by nature, a problem-solver. I enjoy working with a team and I am driven by the challenges that come with developing affordable housing. Beyond Shelter gives me an opportunity to work for a mission driven organization that makes life better for others, by giving them a place to call home.”


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Minor in Economics - North Dakota State University
  • 9-Month Leadership Program Course on “The Essentials of Nonprofit Administration” - Minnesota State University - Moorhead

Designations and Licensures

  • Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) Certification - National Development Council

Community Involvement

Dan is the current President, Executive Committee Chair and Finance Committee Chair of CENTRE, Inc., current Cass County Human Service Zone Board Member, current member of the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO) Public Policy Advisory Committee, past Chair, past Vice Chair, and past Advisory Council Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, past President, past Board Member, past Finance Chair and past Public Policy Chair of NDANO.