Daniel Kanter

Work History

Work History

Stage Manager

CBS & Live
Stage Manager(Television) Tony Awards(from Lincoln Center(PBS) New York, NY

Office Manager

Harmon Realty Associates
Office Manager New York, NY

Development Associate

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Development Associate New York, NY
1992 - Present

Assistant Campaign Manager

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Assistant Campaign Manager Detroit, MI Developed imaginative prospect identification for Business-to-Business campaign targeting local corporate gifts of up to $10,000. Working for Stephen Dunn & Associates, helped to raise 6 million, directly soliciting new and existing donors.
2010 - Present


Oakland County Advisory Board
Chairman, Evangelical Homes of Michigan Saline, MI & Detroit, MI Lead active team of advisors for 132-year-old nonprofit senior service provider on the strategic expansion of its services into new underserved communities. Develop new fundraising and marketing strategies. Facilitate new relationships with community leaders and civic officials.
2000 - Present


Communication Arts
Charter Board Member and Past Chairman Board of Visitors,, Performing Detroit, MI
1992 - Present

Principal Agent & Financial Advisor

Kanter Associates
Principal Agent & Financial Advisor Southfield, MI Charitable gift planning for high net-worth individuals and families to optimize the impact of their philanthropic efforts, including family wealth counseling. Direct client management and cultivation. Develop strategies to achieve client priorities, collaborating with legal and tax advisors. Financial analyst, investment advisor and life insurance specialist for more than 200 business-owners, professionals and individuals, focusing on risk management, tax efficiency and future viability.
2012 - 2014

Registered Representative

Townsend & Kent
Registered Representative Hornor,, Inc. Southfield, MI
1994 - 2012

Registered Representative & Investment Advisor Representative

Equity Services
Registered Representative & Investment Advisor Representative, Inc. Southfield, MI Built private practice. Manage client assets in excess of $27 million. Analyze and design portfolios. Present values-based seminars on planned giving and estate planning using philanthropy. Philanthropy & Community Leadership
1994 - 2000

Executive Vice President

National Alumni Board
Executive Vice President, Interlochen Center for the Arts Interlochen, MI Worked closely with the President, Advancement Staff and volunteers to optimize resources of national alumni base for fund-raising and student recruitment. As Development Committee Chair, led Metro Detroit outreach for $17 million towards national capital campaign. Collaboratively developed organization's first planned giving guidelines. Expanded scope of planned giving initiatives. Presented seminars on gift strategies to stakeholders and prospects. Non-Profit Management
1990 - 1992

General Manager and Business Manager

The Attic Theatre
General Manager and Business Manager Detroit, MI
1989 - 1990

Business Manager

Detroit Institute of Arts
Business Manager-Performing Arts Detroit, MI Stabilized fiscal management crisis by integrating new operational financial controls. Developed and administered $4. 3 million annual Performing Arts Departmental budget. Managed 24 full-time and 60+ part-time employees. Expanded marketing efforts which increased revenues by 24%. Collaborated on initial strategic planning phase of renovation project led by Michael Graves. Additional Experience




University of Michigan