Dan Wheeler, Director of Operations
Dan Wheeler is currently responsible for managing and overseeing operations and special projects for clients of Highwater Management.
Originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, Dan attended Mulhenberg High School, graduating in 1997. His experience in food service began early, with a position as Kitchen Manager at Friendly’s Restaurant in West Lawn, Pennsylvania shortly after graduation where he worked for four years. Dan was then promoted to General Manager, and asked to manage a Friendly’s restaurant in Dover, Delaware. He remained in this role for seven years, learning all aspects of the corporate restaurant industry on a operational level, as well as invaluable experience in customer service.
After maximizing all the knowledge that he could, Dan left the Friendly’s family to move on to another position as General Manager for The Wharf Restaurant in Lewes, Delaware - a 350-seat location with a full bar where he was also able to gain extensive banquet experience.
Dan began working for Highwater Management, and what is now known as Haley Kammerer Restaurant Consulting, in the spring of 2010 where he provided guidance and management for Waterman’s Seafood Company in Ocean City, Maryland and Claws Crab House in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
At this time Dan was also charged with overseeing all concessions services at the Sports at the Beach Complex in Georgetown, Delaware, which has quickly grown to to become the elite sports tournament site in the Mid-Atlantic region. The facility serves over 10,000 kids, coaches and parents from all over the country, showcasing six baseball fields on 95 acres, including a pool, playground, basketball court, gift shop, on-site dormitories to house the teams, and a petting zoo with additional outdoor activities.
At present, Dan continues to manage the food and beverage at Sports at the Beach and has taken on additional responsibilities for the Cape May- Lewes Ferry and other Highwater projects.
Dan currently lives in Lincoln, Delaware with his wife Lisa and their two children. He strives to consistently protect the integrity of the Highwater name and company by leading as an example of stellar management, while ensuring complete guest satisfaction at all times