Dan Varn was born and raised in Canton, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in June 2002. He relocated to Celina, Ohio in August 2003 to work for the Black Swamp Area Council, Boy Scouts of America as a District Executive and later a Senior District Executive until 2008. In 2008, he joined the Greater Cleveland Council, Boy Scouts of America, until 2014 where he was a District Director and Team Leader.
Dan became Executive Director of the United Way of Richland County in June 2014. He is a lifelong Cleveland sports and Ohio State fan.