Dan Collison

Lead Pastor First Covenant Church MPLS

Dan Collison is Director of Downtown Partnerships for the Minneapolis Downtown Council, the Executive Director of the East Town Business Partnership and NūLoop Partners, and Lead Pastor at First Covenant Church, Minneapolis. Collison spends most of his days bringing people together across sectors through inter-disciplinary work for the explicit purpose of promoting human flourishing and building diverse community.

As a civic leader he has been instrumental in providing strategic leadership for the East Town Business Partnership and the NūLoop Partners amidst unprecedented redevelopment, catalyzing new business growth and forging new strategic collaborations between business leaders, civic leaders, and the residential communities of the East Town and North Loop districts.

As a pastor, Collison has been serving churches for more than 25 years and helped lead First Covenant Church, Minneapolis through a comprehensive congregational redevelopment.