It can certainly be said that Dan Fitzgibbons has expertise when it comes to the business of computer storage systems. Currently, he serves as Data Protection Business Manager for the Minneapolis, Minnesota office of EMC Corporation, a 37-year-old company that has grown to become a very prominent international technology company, producing revenue of more than $24 billion so far in 2016 and employing more than 70,000 globally.

Fitzgibbons himself has more than 25 years of technology and sales experience under his belt, as well as a significant educational background, including a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration from Moorhead State University in Minnesota.

For Dan Fitzgibbons, family and community have always occupied a prominent role in his life, from the time he was the youngest of five children growing up in Fargo, where he attended grade school and high school. In high school, Dan was a very busy student, having been involved in a singing group and a key club at the same time he played for his high school football and golf teams, and also played intramural hockey.

As for his community, Dan has only lived in two. He started college close to home and when he transferred, he only hopped across the state line, to Moorehead State. He moved to the Twin Cities soon after and is now married and has two children. Dan Fitzgibbons loves his community so much that he gives back whenever he can.

He works with a number of charities in the Greater Minneapolis Area, including Dress for Success Twin Cities, which seeks to increase the economic independence of women through empowerment. He also works with several non-profits with a mission of helping the poor and homeless in the Twin Cities, like Bridging, which provides those transitioning out of homelessness with basic household items. He also works to feed people; for example, Loaves and Fishes, in 2015 alone, served more than 460,000 nutritious, hot meals and Allan Law’s 363 Days Food Program helped distribute more than 600,000 sandwiches to the hungry and homeless in 2011. He’s worked with both.