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Daniel Layman

Position: NACG Board Secretary - Community Liaison Manager at Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan

Dan served as President and CEO of Ele’s Place Michigan for 7 years.  His work focused on transitioning the organization from a regional provider of peer support services to an integrated, statewide organization with the vision of reaching all grieving families in Michigan. Prior to Ele’s Place, he worked for several Michigan based hospices, leading their community outreach and business development programs. He served over ten years as a member of the Hospice of Michigan management team and helped grow the organization into one of the largest hospice providers in the country. Dan‘s passion for non-profit work stems from his time supporting grieving families and witnessing the pain and distress unresolved grief can have on individuals, families, and the larger community. Dan recently joined the Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan as Community Liaison Manager, where he works to advocate and improve access to support for children and families facing blood cancer.  His interests are grief support advocacy and education, as well as DEI and community engagement.