about vibrant.

Dan Kern

The Training Guy

Meet Dan Kern, our Vice President of Organizational Development aka The Training Guy! Dan gets the opportunity to interact with our new hires as soon as they join the team. He creates and oversees the training process each and every team member undergoes and ensures the economic well-being & quality of life for all members through excellent service.


Dan is a retired Army officer with 22 years of service. He’s also held numerous training and human resources roles positions in the aerospace manufacturing industry. Fun fact, Dan flew the lead blackhawk helicopter in the movie Blackhawk Down -- isn’t that cool?!



What is your favorite food?
My wife's homemade rueben sandwich!
Who is your celebrity doppelgänger?
When I was younger I was told I look like Nicholas Cage.... I've lost hair since then.
What is the #1 thing on your bucket list?
Fly around the world in my homebuilt airplane.
Good people doing good work.