Daniel Hull – A Large-Than-Life Personality
Hull was an engaging and inquisitive individual, always eager to explore and gain new perspectives about life. He especially loved travel to lakes and the sea.
Dan practices litigation and employment law. Prior to entering private practice, he served as legislative assistant for Representative Bill Gradison in Washington D.C. regarding energy and environment legislation (93rd Congress). A cum laude graduate of Duke University.
Early Life and Education
After moving their family to Spring Creek township, Hull continued his farming business as well as operating a sawmill. Additionally, he acquired numerous farm properties before improving and selling them off later on.
He was an influential landowner and civic leader, serving both on the village council and school board, being a Methodist member and participating in Republican politics.
He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing – especially smallmouth bass fishing – as well as golf. Together with Penny, they enjoyed traveling and visiting lakes and seas together. He had an engaging personality, including large family gatherings where they told stories to each other. He is survived by two sons and three daughters as well as an aunt and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hull worked as a landscape architect, designing buildings and landscapes for the National Park Service – including Administration Buildings at Sequoia and Yellowstone – while helping develop Park Rustic architecture, as well as shaping America’s national park philosophy.
James also served as president of his school’s Green Club, Science Club and Math Team (referred to by students as “Squad M”). A three-sport athlete, he earned letters in football, basketball and soccer.
He currently resides at 79 Hampton Hill Dr, Williamsville NY 14221 and was previously registered financial professional at one firm, holding a Series 65 license and serving on FINRA from 2022-2023. Additionally, he passed the bar exam after leaving industry employment; since then he has not worked again.
Achievement and Honors
Daniel Hull was an ardent family man and committed community member, known for his love of bow hunting, sailing and fishing. Additionally, he enjoyed playing his guitar as part of his role on Coastal Carolina University’s music faculty. Daniel leaves behind his wife Kelly Hull and daughters Rebecca Viergutz and Danielle Hull along with siblings Debra Zeider (Tom), Robert Hull Jr and Jennifer Avery; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
Hull McGuire PC was established by Hull in 1992 as a multidisciplinary corporate law firm specializing in international business transactions, taxation, intellectual property litigation, employment practices law and environmental and natural resources law. Hull himself has published widely and was honored to be admitted into Who’s Who of American (54th edition). Furthermore he holds memberships at both Maryland and Pennsylvania bar associations as well as Duke & Tara Clubs.
Dan Hull began his professional life at Duke University as an outstanding undergraduate, initially serving as legislative assistant to Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis). Later he joined Rose Schmidt & Dixon’s Cincinnati office as litigation attorney before going on to establish Hull McGuire PC where his main areas of focus are commercial litigation, employment practices law and legislative affairs.
He is an active soloist, ensemble musician and teacher on both acoustic and electric guitars, having performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. He currently teaches and directs CCU Guitar Ensembles; previously teaching at Akron University West Virginia University and Winthrop University.
Hull has performed as both a soloist and ensemble musician in concerts across both North America and Europe. Additionally, he serves on the music faculty of Coastal Carolina University where he teaches guitar and directs its Guitar Ensembles.
He holds his Certified Public Accounting license through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and boasts 24 years of public accounting experience, having previously worked as principal and director at Marvin & Company P.C. He currently serves as CAO/CC of Plug Power Inc.
Daniel joined GSFM in February 2021, and is responsible for custodial oversight, operational reporting, risk management processes within funds management business as well as risk mitigation processes. Prior to GSFM he worked at IAG Capital Markets Sydney.