Dan Wycklendt, Chief Operating Officer/Partner
Daniel J. Wycklendt is the Chief Operating Officer of FirstPathway Partners and has been with the Company since its formation in 2008. In his role as COO, Mr. Wycklendt is responsible for strategic financial planning, capital structuring, and corporate vision for the Company. Mr. Wycklendt has traveled globally, primarily to China, Korea, India, and the Middle East, speaking on foreign investment into the United States through the EB5 program. Through his capital raising efforts, Mr. Wycklendt has managed the funding of numerous multi-million dollar projects primarily in Wisconsin and around the United States. These projects total in excess of $100 million and have resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs. Mr. Wycklendt has been recognized for his expertise in the EB5 program and has spoken to many groups about the program and its uses.
In addition to raising funds for EB5 investment, Mr. Wycklendt has also been successful in marketing other opportunities for foreign investors throughout the United States. Mr. Wycklendt has helped form relationships between foreign governments, educational institutions, commerce organizations and private companies with their United States counterparts. As a Milwaukee native with strong roots in Southeastern Wisconsin, Mr. Wycklendt has been involved in the funding of operating and real estate companies in the metro-Milwaukee area.
Prior to joining FirstPathway Partners, Mr. Wycklendt was a member of the United States Marine Corps. During his 6 years as a Marine, Mr. Wycklendt traveled the globe as an active participant in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq. During these operations Mr. Wycklendt served as Aircrew on CH46 Helicopters and was involved in offensive operations in multiple cities including Najaf, Fallujah, Ramadi, and Baghdad. Mr. Wycklendt received many medals and awards including the Air Medal and Combat Aircrew Wings. He was honorably discharged in 2005.
Mr. Wycklendt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in Finance with a focus on real estate.
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