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Lawrence Mayor Lantigua Challenged by Veteran Dan Rivera

From the release: "Dan Rivera has been a leader and a public servant since high school, where he was a Boy Scout, a U.S.Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol Cadet, newspaper delivery boy for the Eagle Tribune, Co-chair of ModelUnited Nations, and Senior Class Secretary at Lawrence High School. After high school, Dan served hiscountry as a Military Police officer in Germany where he was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait duringOperations Desert Storm and Desert Shield.... Dan Rivera has chaired the Budget and Finance Committee since his joined the Lawrence City Council in2010, and he was elected Vice President of the Council in January 2012.... Dan Rivera earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his Mastersin Business Administration from Suffolk University. He has served in key leadership roles in the publicsector, including manager of the Stadium Courts housing project where he grew up and later as EconomicDevelopment Director for Congressman Marty Meehan. He also brings extensive experience in the privatesector where he has served as a marketing manager for Aspentech and Philips Lifeline. Dan is currentlyworking as a database marketing manager with Birddog Solutions, Inc. and serving as a member of theBoard of Trustees for Northern Essex Community College where he has played a supporting role in theexpansion of the college's Lawrence campus. Dan is a volunteer Board member of the Lawrence Boys andGirls Club and the Youth Development Organization of Lawrence." - promoted by david