Daniel Horrigan was sworn in as the 62nd Mayor of Akron on January 1, 2016. He brings sixteen years of distinguished public service to the office of Mayor. His experience in elected office, and a family legacy rooted in Akron’s North Hill, have fueled his desire to lead Akron in the 21st century.
After earning a BA in Economics from Kent State University, Dan earned an education degree from the University of Akron. While obtaining his second degree, Dan earned a living as a “curb boy” at Swenson’s restaurant. He also worked part-time at the House of La Rose and was a member of the Teamsters Union as a driver’s helper.