Daniel Rosenthal is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Aviation, overseeing sales, finance, operations and strategy for the global leader in helicopter leasing.
Dan served most recently as Executive Vice President in the NetJets Inc. Office of the Chairman, where he was responsible for oversight of and accountability for multiple departments, including planning and logistics, owner and employee services, shared IT, and government relations and corporate responsibility. In this position, he led negotiations for multi‐year collective bargaining agreements with pilots and mechanics; spearheaded a major owner sales and retention initiative; negotiated a large economic development incentive package; and established a closer working relationship among NetJets U.S. operating companies and NetJets Europe, which resulted in efficiencies valued at tens of millions of dollars. Prior to his time at NetJets, Dan worked as an attorney at Williams and Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C.
Dan is active in community and civic groups. He serves on the board of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Foundation, is a member of the Columbus Partnership and has been the chairman of the board of Pelotonia since its inception in 2008. Pelotonia has become the second‐largest run/walk/ride fundraiser in the United States, and its riders have raised more than $130 million in eight years, 100% of which goes directly to cancer research at the OSU‐CCC. Dan previously served as chairman of Mayor Coleman’s JET Task Force related to airline service and economic development. Dan also served as a member of the Ohio Business Roundtable and was an inaugural co‐chair of Columbus 2020!, the Partnership’s ground‐breaking economic development effort.
A graduate of Yale University, Dan holds a BA in history and international studies, and a JD magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law. He is fluent in Spanish.