Dan Jones and his wife grew-up in St. Louis, Missouri and presently live in a suburb, Kirkwood. They have four adult children and nine grandchildren. Mr. Jones is a former executive of General American Life Insurance Company and more recently of Saint Louis University. He is past-president of the St. Louis Planned Giving Council. Mr. Jones graduated from the Honors Program of Saint Louis University, Phi Beta Kappa. He is presently working on a book, titled, “Overwhelmed – A conversation about the American Dream.” He may be contacted through the blog-site, American Conversation Groups.