Dan Hebert is the Senior Director of Education for the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy – an umbrella group of more than one hundred governmental agencies, national organizations, and corporations devoted in part to personal finance education for young people.
A strong advocate for personal finance education, Dan has been managing nonprofit organizations since 1999 when he helped to form the NH Jump$tart Coalition. NH Jump$tart is an all-volunteer, state affiliate of the national organization based in Washington, DC and Dan has served as its state president since its formation.
From 2002 -2011, Dan was the Executive Director of New Hampshire Partners in Education, a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promotion, training and growth of school volunteer programs and efforts throughout the state.
As an independent consultant, Dan also took on the role of the part-time Executive Director of Financial Literacy through Edu-Tainment, a New York based nonprofit organization that educated children 6-12 and 13-18 by using entertainment to present key concepts, so that children enjoy developing their financial skills.
Previously, Dan was Vice President of Consumer Lending for St. Mary’s Bank with responsibility for all consumer loan administration, including loan origination, credit card portfolio management, and collections. His consumer loan background began with AVCO Financial Services and grew through his work experience with other New Hampshire banks.
He has served as President of the NH Consumer Credit Association and was a two-term member of the Professional Standards Board within the NH Department of Education. He served a six-year term with the National Consumers League in Washington, D.C. and was the past Vice-Chair of the board of directors of the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation. Additionally, he served as a member of the New Hampshire Children’s Savings Account Program Commission.