Daniel Hance is the Creator/CEO of The Catalyst. He is a former US Army Officer, and Iraq War combat veteran. Daniel initially conceptualized the framework for The Catalyst in 2005, when he returned to college to complete his undergraduate degree after returning from serving in Iraq. He experienced firsthand how frustrating the transition back to the classroom can be for both veterans and their spouses, which inspired him to create a program to help make the change easier for military families. Daniel is also the recipient of the Evan Williams American Hero (2020) award. Read more.