Dan Barnes, Executive Chair, Barnes Family Foundation Dan is an entrepreneur, innovator, and Executive Chair of the Barnes Family Foundation, which he and his wife Susan established to help create a world where everyone thrives and flourishes. After beginning his career in international banking, Dan spent the next 30 years creating and building innovative enterprises that delivered products and services that improved every-day quality of life for tens of millions of people. Today, Dan brings this same innovative, multi-sector partnership approach to create new, innovative philanthropic initiatives, such as Sunny.