Dana has experience with nonprofit SaaS companies assisting nonprofit arts and cultural institutions develop operational efficiency and continue to provide their patrons with world-class experiences. She is the founder of a grassroots advocacy organization focused on rural internet access in Northeast Georgia. Her work has led to gig speeds in communities that were on dialup speeds just a few years prior. Dana has a keen eye for process improvement and championing success. She believes in creating equitable environments and celebrating victories no matter how small.
Dana graduated with an M.A. in Nonprofit Leadership and B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Georgia. She starts each day lifting heavy weights and sprinkling in cardio. Dana loves to spend time with her husband and their three teenagers, whether it’s traveling to new places or playing a new board game. She loves baking all sorts of gluten-free treats and can’t live without a good cup of coffee. She is a firm believer in positive change happening at the community level.