Paul Dann, a resident of Hopkinton, NH, is presently the Executive Director of NFI North, a nonprofit mental health and human services agency providing care to children, youth, families and adults throughout New Hampshire and Maine. He has previously served as the Director of Children and Family Services for North American Family Institute and in various supervisory positions with Northeastern Family Institute in Peabody, Massachusetts. He also serves as the Director of Marketing and Product Development for Cafe Indigo, a specialty bakery providing awarding winning vegan baked products to markets across the country.
Dr. Dann is a graduate of Northeastern University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Service, his graduate study was done at Boston University in Human Service Management, and he has a Master’s Degree and a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. He is also a research fellow with the Institute of Social Innovation in Santa Barbara, California where he conducts research in the area of leadership development.
Dr. Dann teaches in the MBA and MS in Mental Health Counseling programs at NEC. He specializes in leadership, organizational development, strategic planning, research methods, capstone, negotiation and conflict management and cultural diversity.
Dr. Dann is also a graduate of Leadership NH Class of 2001, a Board Member of the Maine Association of Mental Health Services, a Board Member of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, past President of the Hopkinton Independent School Board of Directors, former Chair of the Board of Directors of Havenwood Heritage Heights Retirement Community, and former Vice President of the Board of Managers for the Community Provider Network. Paul can also be heard as the front man for a local blues band playing venues throughout New England.