Assistant Executive DirectorDan Anderson has been with Benchmark Family Services since 2004. He began his involvement with Benchmark as a contract foster parent trainer in 2003. He joined the Lexington Regional office full time in 2004, handling foster parent training as well as various human resources and accounting duties. In 2005 Dan was named the Regional Director of the Benchmark office in Northern Kentucky. Dan served as Regional Director for approximately two years before he was named as Benchmark’s Director of Operations. During this time Dan authored Benchmark’s Operations Manual and helped oversee the growth and development of the organization. Dan took a hiatus from this role for more than a year as he worked solely with Benchmark’s data management system. In 2012 he returned full time to his role as Director of Operations for Benchmark where he oversaw Benchmark’s data management needs and assisted the Executive Director in the management of growth, development, and quality control. In 2014 Dan returned to Kentucky as the State Director and continues to oversee the 13 regional offices and help Benchmark fulfill its mission across the Bluegrass State.