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Dan Cowen

Daniel Cowen is the Deputy Director of Economic Inclusion at CenterState CEO and is responsible for helping shape the mission, vision and goals of the portfolio. Daniel also works with staff in implementing, sustaining, and scaling the portfolio’s successful programs: Work Train, Up Start and Northside UP. In addition to his role as Deputy Director, Daniel serves as the Program Director for CenterState CEO’s Up Start business development program managing a 12-week training course, providing one-on-one technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business participants, creating a reduced-rate professional Resource Pool, and securing funding for a character-based revolving loan fund in partnership with a local credit union. Daniel obtained his B.A. at Syracuse University, with a major in Policy Studies and Political Science and a minor in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises.