Dan Koellen is a retired high technology and semiconductor industry executive. Dan is an active angel investor in the Sacramento region where he has mentored and invested in several startup companies including three companies that have gone public. He is board member of several Sacramento non-profits in technology, community support and economic development. Eppie's Great Race was one of the first races for Dan when he first moved to Sacramento, a great welcome for him to Sacramento. He wants to preserve that special experience that Eppie's Great Race provided.