Dan Sondhelm is the CEO of Sondhelm Partners, a firm designed to help institutional investment managers, mutual fund and ETF firms, wealth managers and fintech firms attract investors, strengthen distribution and build brands through sales, marketing and public relations strategies. Dan has been instrumental in helping boutique firms develop strong distribution programs and helping larger firms support and energize their sales teams. Dan was nominated by MutualFundWire in 2009 as one of the Most Influential People in Fund Distribution for his guidance and perspective in helping companies grow. Dan also frequently contributes to the financial news media and presents or moderates at industry conferences and webinars. Prior to establishing Sondhelm Partners, Dan was a senior partner and senior vice president at SunStar Strategic since 1990. Dan earned an MBA from the Kogod College of Business Administration at American University in Washington, DC. He lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife Jenna, twin children Madeleine and Gabriel, and cat Remy.