Daniel Kielson


is the founder of BYNC, a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization that connects children and adults with the wonders of nature. Prior to BYNC, Daniel had been a volunteer at the Willowbrook Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center providing care for injured and orphaned native wildlife. He contributed articles to the Wonders of Nature blog.

A frequent writer on leadership, Dr. Kielson had been published in such magazines as The Futurist, The Journal of Leadership Studies, Management Review, Financial Executive, Manage, as well as, The Boundary Waters Journal, Habitat Herald, and co-authored a book with his wife – Reflection: A Long Walk into the World of Love – that includes his nature photography and an autobiographical account of the impact of nature on the development and nurturing of a loving relationship.

Dr. Kielson had authored and led seminars for the American Management Association’s Center for Management Development. He was a former university vice president (Northeastern Illinois University) and adjunct professor in the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA program.