Founder & President
is the founder and President of BYNC, a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization that connects children and adults with the wonders of nature.
Prior to BYNC, Daniel has been a volunteer at the Willowbrook Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center providing care for injured and orphaned native wildlife. He is currently the site steward for the Skokie Lagoons (FPCC).
A frequent writer on leadership, Dr. Kielson has 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 has 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 has authored and led seminars for the American Management Association’s Center for Management Development. He is a former university vice president (Northeastern Illinois University) and adjunct professor in the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA program.