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Dan Fitzgibbons, Minnesota Strong

March 24, 2017

For Dan Fitzgibbons, Minnesota is a very important place, primarily because it is where he lives with his wife and two children. This is not a surprise; family and community have always been priorities in his life, ever since he grew up as the youngest of five kids in Fargo, North Dakota. While he was growing up, he attended Holy Spirit Grade School and Shanley High, where he was active with a key club and the Sandpebbles, which was a high school singing group. singing group and a key club at the same time he played sports. However, soon after he began his college education at North Dakota State, he transferred just over the state line to Minnesota’s Moorhead State University to finish earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Business Administration. That is when Minnesota became so important to him.

These days, Dan Fitzgibbons is Minnesota Data Protection Business Manager for EMC Corporation, an international technology company. Minneapolis is where he lives. It is his community and he likes to give back, so he does a lot of charity work. One example is the work he does with Loaves and Fishes, a program that serves many thousands of nutritious, hot meals to the poor every year and Allan Law’s 363 Days Food Program, which distributes nutritious sandwiches to the hungry and homeless by the thousands every year.