The blogger, Daniel Guild, grew up in Ashland, Wisconsin. He graduated from St. Norbert College, in De Pere, Wisconsin, where the highlight of his academic experience was studying abroad in both Mexico and Australia. After working in Washington, D.C., following graduation, he enrolled at Michigan State University, where he spent the next 4 years working on a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a second Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning and working with the Cities of East Lansing and Lansing Michigan. He returned to Wisconsin, following graduation, and has pursued a career in local government management; working for three municipalities here in the state as their Chief Administrative Officer. Daniel is currently the Administrator/CAO in the Village of Weston, Wisconsin just outside of Wausau, in Central Wisconsin.