Daniel Wagner ’89, M.S. ’94 is senior vice president of government relations for the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies. He has been a licensed real estate broker since 2004 and holds Series 7 & Series 63 security licenses.

Wagner received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science at Illinois State University. He served as an Academic Senator every year and both Vice-President and President of the Association of Resident Halls during his undergraduate career. Immediately upon graduation, Wagner worked as Assistant Director of Alumni Services creating alumni chapters all over the country. As a graduate student, he also served an assistantship in the Illinois State University President’s Office.

In 2018, he was inducted to the Division of Student Affairs’ Steve and Sandi Adams Legacy Hall of Fame at Illinois State University.

The Edgar Fellows Program was established by former Governor Jim Edgar to develop leaders at the state and community levels and focuses on development of governing capacity in Illinois.

The selected Edgar Fellows participate in a 5-day leadership training program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign early August, 2019.