Dan Stifter


Dan has extensive marketing, operational and strategic experience as a senior executive at Coca-Cola and Hallmark. He’s done everything from running billion dollar businesses to doing ads for Coca-Cola. He’s a part time professor at UMKC Executive MBA program teaching strategy, leadership, and Innovation. Executive coach.

Dan Stifter has over 30 years of senior executive experience, primarily at Coca-Cola and Hallmark.

Dan is a partner at Stratex Solutions, which provides software and services that turn strategic plans into exceptional results. He is heavily involved with the startup community, and is a 2015 winner of TechWeek 100 Most Influential Leaders award.

Dan teaches leadership and strategy courses in the MBA program and Executive Development programs for The Bloch School at UMKC and is on the Board of Directors for Outreach International, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating poverty globally.

He is married with one gainfully employed daughter and a son heading off to grad school.


BA, Lawrence University
MBA, Marquette University