“Fate favours the brave.”
- Comm University of Guelph: Marketing Management (4 years)
Daniel Buchardt is a recent University of Guelph Marketing graduate, currently working as a contracted marketing manager with Aitken Robertson. Daniel started with the firm in the spring of 2018 at our Peterborough location, and specializes in social media management and marketing communications.
Born and raised in Peterborough, Dan is excited to be returning after a long 5 years away at the University of Guelph. In addition to his work with Aitken Robertson, Dan has recently helped launched an LED lighting company with 2 colleagues from University, with hopes of becoming a prominent lighting distributor in the Peterborough area over the next few years. It has always been a goal of Dan’s to open a business in his hometown, and help give back to the place that shaped him into the person he is today.
During his time at the University of Guelph, Dan took pride in diversifying his skillset, becoming somewhat of a jack-of-all-trades. Dan has done a lot of introductory work in many fields including; biological sciences, sociology, structural engineering / construction, and various hospitality positions. In addition, Dan has done studying on social media management, where he provides current services for the firm today. He has always been eager to attain new skills and network himself wherever possible.
When not pursuing business, Dan can be found enjoying his time on the golf course or on the water with friends and family. Golf and fishing have always been a passion of Dan’s, and he believes Peterborough and the Kawarthas offer some of the best in the entire world. Dan is also a passionate guitar player, and spends as much free time as possible playing his ‘Les Paul’ electric guitar.