Dan Rutten

Sr. TA and Training Manager 

Image: Headshot of Dan Rutten, a white man with dark hair, a salt and pepper beard, dark-rimmed glasses and a navy blue button-down shirt.

Dan Rutten has been a dedicated professional in the field of Supported Employment since 2004, where he has held various roles including Job Coach, Employment Consultant, and Program Manager for a variety of services. With a passion for empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential, Dan is committed to facilitating meaningful employment opportunities.

Dan holds the title of Certified Benefits Planner, accredited by Cornell University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of Washington, providing him with a strong academic foundation in the field.

A firm believer in the philosophy that knowledge is most valuable when shared, Dan actively seeks out opportunities for collaboration. His professional interests span a wide spectrum, from helping individuals optimize their earning potential while preserving essential benefits to establishing effective structures and systems. Dan is a strong advocate for Person-Centered Planning, leveraging the power of goal setting to drive impactful services, and implementing program management strategies.

With a wealth of experience and a genuine passion for making a difference, Dan Rutten is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations thrive in the realm of Supported Employment.


Phone: 206-495-8818

Email: Dan@benefitu.org; Dan@gowise.org

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