Past President — Term Expires 2018
Daniel moved to Kalamazoo in 2007 from Grand Rapids. He works with the Zeigler Auto Group where he has held the position Chief Financial and Operations Officer since 2003. Zeigler is a retail automotive group headquartered in Kalamazoo with 20 dealerships located through Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and New York. Daniel oversees the business development and acquisition activities, legal, finance and general business matters of the organization. Prior to joining Zeigler, he worked in the business development and strategy group at Steelcase in Grand Rapids. Prior to Steelcase, Daniel worked with Deloitte where he earned his CPA designation. Daniel graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in finance and accounting. He serves as chairman of the board of MRC Industries and on the executive committee of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation board. Daniel volunteers as co-chair of the annual Drive for Life event which raises funds each spring for the American Cancer Society and other charitable organizations in the Kalamazoo area.
Daniel and his wife, Laura, have been married for 20 years. They have two young children, Christina and Rebecca. The Scheids joined KCC in 2009 and enjoy taking advantage of the family environment and social activities that KCC offers. Christina and Rebecca participate in many of the kid’s programs and the family enjoys travel, golfing, swimming and dining with friends at KCC.