Dan Proft is an
entrepreneur, writer, radio talk show host for WLS in
Chicago, director of a non-profit that serves Illinois
military families, policy geek for the Illinois Policy
Institute, and aspiring basketball coach. Proft earned his
BA from Northwestern University and his JD from Loyola
University-Chicago School of Law.
Dan is a
lifelong Illinois--and more importantly a lifelong
conservative--who grew up in Wheaton and now resides in
the occupied territory of Chicago.
Dan ran in the
Republican primary for Governor in the 2010 election
cycle. While not victorious, Dan came up with some of the
more memorable observations of the campaign including his
slogan that "Illinois isn't broken. It's fixed."
Dan has built a
reputation for standing up to political bullies in
Illinois, regardless of their party affiliation, who have
punished small business owners and families who play by
the rules only to get fleeced by a government they
cycle, Dan started Liberty Principles PAC, a political
action committee formed to support
Illinois state legislative candidates.