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Executive Team

Tom Regan Interim Executive Director

Tom Regan

Interim Executive Director
920-531-2500 | Email Tom

Paul Steffensmeier

Chief Financial Officer
920-531-2500 | 920-531-2510 | Email Paul

Paul has been serving Rawhide since 1984, and is currently the Chief Financial Officer. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Nebraska.

Paul is committed to serving Rawhide and helping young men change their lives. He is very thankful that God, in His great mercy, sent Jesus Christ to this earth to die on the cross to pay for the penalty of our sins.

Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and family, bicycling, and playing disc golf.

Dan Birr

Education Director
920-531-2570 | Email Dan

Since 1979, Dan has been serving in the education field as an teacher, coach and administrator. Dan joined Rawhide in 2004, where he has served as the Principal of Starr Academy, and the Director of Education.

Dan provides leadership and direction to the education team, as they provide at-risk young men with opportunities to make positive changes in their attitudes, behaviors, and academic skills by modeling Christ through action and word.

Dan earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Education from Midwestern Bible College and later a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Along with his wife, Roberta, Dan currently serves as a foster parent and has also served as a houseparent in the past. Dan and Roberta reside in Neenah, Wisconsin, and have four children and eight grandchildren. Dan’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.

Steve Dorosz

Development Director
920-531-2590 | Email Steve

Steve brings over 26 years of non-profit management experience to Rawhide in fundraising, public relations, and marketing.

Steve earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. Norbert College. He is also an active member of the Pathways Church in Appleton.

Steve has been married for 25 years and has two sons. He enjoys competitive running and is a fitness enthusiast.

Danny Stone, LPC

Youth Services Director
920-531-2640 | Email Danny

Danny currently serves Rawhide as the Director of Youth Services. It’s his job to ensure that the services offered to Rawhide’s youth and alumni are proper, meaningful, and stay within our mission.

Danny earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wheaton College and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a member of the Wisconsin Counseling Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Danny has a passion for seeing at-risk youth excel and enhance their moral development, leading them to become young men that are taught respect, responsibility and self control. Danny and his wife, Wendy, have a set of twins and live near New London. He enjoys bird hunting, fly-fishing and dog training.

Joel Walker

Director of Human Resources
888-596-8557| Email Joel

Joel began his career at Rawhide in the Youth Services field in 2001, and transitioned into a Human Resources role in 2005. As the Director of Human Resources, Joel oversees all HR related activity at Rawhide including recruitment, legal compliance, employee relations, performance management, compensation, and benefits.

Joel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Grace College and has held his “Senior Professional in Human Resources” (SPHR) designation since 2009.

Joel was born and raised in Brazil. Having grown up overseas, he developed a love of international traveling (has traveled to over 30 countries) and shares that passion with his wife, Tara. Joel loves spending time as a family and being a dad to his two young kids, Violet and Elias.

Aaron Geitner

Director of Vehicle Program
920-531-2600| Email Aaron

Aaron currently serves Rawhide as the Director of Vehicle Donations and Digital Marketing. Aaron comes to Rawhide with over 15 years of experience in the insurance and auto industry.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business Management from St. Norbert College with an emphasis in International Business Relations and Corporate Leadership.

Aaron and his son love fishing, hunting, baseball (playing and coaching), and anything related to the outdoors.

Brendan Ganser

Brendan Ganser

Director of Facilities
920-531-2531| Email Brendan