Dan Ries

Line Manager & Safety Program Manager

Dan Ries is both the line manager and safety program manager. He is responsible for overseeing all line operations and the safety management system. Dan grew up in Augusta, Wisconsin and graduated from Augusta High School. After high school Dan spent 6 years in the Air Force where he learned to fly, took college classes, and got married. After the Air Force, Dan returned to Eau Claire where he worked as a network engineer for 20 years. Dan has a son, 2 daughters, and 5 grandchildren. When he is not working Dan loves outdoor activities including snowmobiling, fishing, and hanging out with the family. Dan holds commercial multi-engine, instrument, and instructor ratings and is an accomplished pilot.