Dan Koehler, General Partner, brings his life-long love of astronomy, a strong educational background in the natural and physical sciences and three decades of professional work in a wide-range of businesses and industries to Interstellar Studios.
For nearly 20 years Dan was actively involved as a director and an officer of the Milwaukee Astronomical Society (MAS), one of the oldest and largest amateur organizations in the United States, and as Chairman of the North Central Region of the Astronomical League (NCRAL). Dan served for three years as a Trustee of the Council of the Astronomical League, a national federation of amateur astronomical societies, raising money to fund a permanent home and paid staff for the organization in
Kansas City, Missouri.
For seven years Dan was the Advertising Sales Manager for Astronomy magazine and the Business Development Manager for the magazine's companion website, Astronomy.com. He has also authored numerous articles on celestial events and visual observation for Astronomy.
He holds a BS degree (1979) from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA (1987) in Financial Management from Marquette University in Milwaukee.