Dan Cloran is currently in his 1st year as Executive Associate Athletic Director for Development and 3rd year overall at The Ohio State University. Cloran came to Ohio State from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He spent 9 years at Xavier as the Executive Director of Athletic Development, Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs. He was responsible for the creation, implementation and strategic direction for all activity and development opportunities for The All for One Club, Xavier's athletic development program. Also, he was responsible for the management and strategy for the integration of the National Alumni Association(XUNAA) and Development and also had the responsibility for Xavier's Annual Fund.
In January, 2010, Cloran began his Ohio State career working in the Principal Gifts office and quickly became a part of the senior leadership team for the Foundation. He was appointed to the position of Chief Advancement Officer in the College of Arts and Sciences in July, 2011.
Cloran's development career included being a professional consultant with Field Development Consultants, Inc and also managed all development and alumni activity at Cincinnati Moeller High School.
Cloran is a 1992 graduate of the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing.
Dan and his wife Erin live in Dublin, Ohio and have four children: Joey, Callie, Tommy and Emma.