Dan Forest has served as Lt. Governor of North Carolina since January 2013. Prior to becoming Lt. Governor, he received his architecture degree from the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC). After college, Dan became a leader in the business community for over 20 years, having served as Office President and Senior Partner of the state’s largest architectural firm. Dan is now an Architect Emeritus. A father of four, he and his wife, Alice, reside in Wake County.