Dan Fitzgibbons has more than 25 years of technology and sales experience, so it’s obvious that he knows the business of computer storage systems. He currently serves as Data Protection Business Manager for the Minneapolis, Minnesota office of EMC Corporation, a 37-year-old company that has grown into a very important international technology company, producing revenue of more than $24 billion so far in 2016 and employing more than 70,000 globally.

Family and community have always been important to Dan Fitzgibbons. He grew up in Fargo, where he was the youngest of five children. He attended grade school and high school there. He also has a significant educational background that he earned close to home, including a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration from Moorhead State University in Minnesota, to where transferred from North Dakota State University, in his hometown of Fargo, which is just over the state line.

Dan Fitzgibbons eventually moved to Minneapolis, where he is now married and has two children. He loves the Greater Minneapolis Area so much that he tries hard to give back when he can. Among the charities he works with are Dress for Success Twin Cities, which seeks to empower women and increase their economic independence. He also helps the poor and homeless in the Twin Cities with his work with Bridging, which provides those transitioning out of homelessness with basic household items. He also feeds the hungry by working with Loaves and Fishes, that served more than 460,000 nutritious, hot meals to the hungry in 2015 and Allan Law’s 363 Days Food Program, which worked with numerous civic groups to distribute more than 600,000 sandwiches to the hungry and homeless in 2011.