Dan Madler, Chief Executive Officer, HDFP

Email: dmadler(at)beyondshelterinc(dot)com
Direct Line: (701) 551-0488

Dan has been employed by Beyond Shelter, Inc. (BSI) since March of 2003, and he 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 22+ years of experience in the affordable housing industry, and he has participated with the design, financing, and general development of 28 affordable housing projects totaling 885 units located in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota.

"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 currently an Advisory Council member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, IA, Board Member and President of the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO), and Board Member and member of the Finance Committee, Centre, Inc.  Dan enjoys current affairs/politics, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.