Dan was born in El Centro, CA and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Upon graduating from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business Management, Dan was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers to play Minor League Baseball. After two seasons in the Dodger organization, Dan was released and began selling produce for his fathers company. Dan is married to Mary Milkie, M.D. and they have three children: James, Christopher and Matthew.
Recently Dan was recognized for his philanthropic efforts in excess of $500,000 to improve the athletic facilities used by the baseball program at his alma mater, Cal Poly Pomona. Phase 1 began in 2015 with the installation of new lighting.
California Farm Bureau, 2010-Present
Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association, 2010-Present
California Leafy Greens Handler, 2010-Present
Distinguished Alumni Award, Cal Poly Pomona, 2009
Producer Member, District 1, California Cantaloupe Advisory Board 2009-2014
Parish Council, St. George Greek Orthodox Church Bakersfield 2008-Present
Western Growers Association, 2007-Present
National Development Council, Cal Poly Pomona, 2007-2013
Parish Council Chairman, St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Cathedral Los Angeles 2006.
Producer Member, District B, California Melon Research Board. 2004-2013
Seven Oaks Country Club, 2003-Present
Youth Group Advisor, St George Greek Orthodox Church. September 2002-Present.
Daniel A. Andrews Baseball/College of Agriculture Endowment Scholarship 2002.
Life Member. The Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch. November 1999.
Life Member. Association of Professional Ball Players of America. 1992.
Pioneer League Championship 1990. First Team Division II All West Region Outfielder 1990.
First Team All CCAA 1990. Most Valuable Player. Cal Poly Pomona Baseball Team 1990.
Volunteer Participant (Page) in Opening and Closing Ceremonies of XXIII Olympiad. Los Angeles, CA 1984
Achievements, Associations and Awards