Dan Gifford is the Chief Financial Officer of Bold Penguin and has 30+ years of experience in the accounting field. Bold Penguin is an insurtech innovator based in Columbus, OH that rapidly increases speed-to-bind for commercial insurance.
He has a proven track record in elevating the quality and contributions of finance in both large and small company environments including financial reporting, corporate strategy, and M&A. Dan is well respected for his leadership and ability to work across departmental lines to drive organizations toward a common goal. Gifford has significant experience in the insurance, insurance adjacent, and technology sectors.
Previously, Dan served as Chief Financial Officer at DASCO Home Medical Equipment, ICC, Progressive Medical, and Nationwide Insurance – Private Sector Retirement Plans. Dan started his career with an 11-year stint at KPMG LLP servicing insurance and financial services companies in Ohio and Michigan.
Dan has been instrumental in leading multiple companies through M&A transactions that resulted in significant equity transactions.