A Philadelphia native, Dain made a 1,000-mile road trip through Colorado in 2014 and decided to move Boulder, where he now serves as Nat Hab’s head financial strategist. This fortuitous turn of events allows Dain to meld his professional acumen with a deep passion for nature and travel. Dain’s love of wildlife and the outdoors is rooted in childhood trips to the zoo and quiet time away from the city learning to golf—but it wasn’t until 2011 that nature became a central focus of his life,
when he embarked on a month-long, self-guided photography odyssey through New Zealand. Traveling with
just a camera, a map, a car, and sheep (everywhere!), 5,000 photos later, Dain was hooked on nature travel.
He developed a deep love of the natural world, appreciating both the exhilaration that comes from exploring our beautiful planet,
and the calm and peace that nature brings. Dain has gone on to add adventures in Australia, Israel, Jordan, China, Hong Kong, Kenya, Norway, the Dominican Republic and France to his growing list of international travel experiences. Dain’s most recent adventures have taken him to Greenland, the Galapagos Islands and
After graduating with a degree in history from Yale in 2007, Dain worked in a wide variety of positions in business strategy, finance, operations and
analytics. He put his talents to work on mixed-use and master-planned community projects for a large real estate development company in Chicago, started a company in Silicon Valley with a few friends, and later worked for the University of Pennsylvania in finance and strategy before joining Nat Hab. Dain’s hobbies include soccer, salsa dancing, photography, golf, skiing/snowboarding and cooking.