Entrepreneur Iowa

Entrepreneur Iowa believes entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship is the backbone of The United States of America and The Great State of Iowa. We want to celebrate and share the stories of these incredible individuals that put their heart and soul not only into creating and building their business but living their dream.  It is our hope that others will listen and be motivated to pursue that dream as well.


Dan Tooker has 18 years of radio experience. In 2007, his morning show was awarded a Country Music Award (CMA) for Radio Personality of the Year. In 2008, he put away his headphones to start a second career in Sales Leadership,  Digital Advertising, and helping Private Equity Firms fix struggling businesses. Though Dan is new to The Des Moines Radio Group, he is not new to Iowa, living first in Dubuque and in Des Moines on three separate occasions.

In his free time, Dan enjoys business. Yes, business. In 2018, Dan became the Co-Owner of Franchising Done Right, a group that helps displaced executives and budding entrepreneurs find their next opportunity. Dan also enjoys cycling, tennis, Chicago Cubs Baseball, and freemasonry.