“Believe you will be given ground to stand on or you will be taught how to fly.”
A strong leader with 23 years of marketing experience, Dana excels when she’s at the helm of a team focused on a brand. With passion and enthusiasm, she applies her solid business perspective to strategies and tactics that help achieve a client’s goal. She has worked for and with numerous organizations in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, including serving as communications director for FOOD for Lane County. Notably, she has worked with Market of Choice on their branding and marketing efforts for 14 years. In addition to driving our team, she’s an active volunteer, serving on the boards for Angel Hair Foundation, Travel Lane County, Arts & Business Alliance of Eugene, and Oregon Cancer Foundation, for which she serves as board chair. She’s also a regular guest speaker for fundraising events and workshops, as well as University of Oregon marketing and communication classes. At her core is a fire that fuels her desire to make a difference in the world.
Years of experience: 20+
• BIOLA University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, minor in Biblical Studies
• Sheffield University, studied English and Theatre abroad
• Northwest Christian University, Masters in Business Administration classes
• Irvine Valley and Fullerton Community Colleges, Theatre and General Education
Interests: Dana spent three years in NYC studying theatre and can still be known to belt out a Broadway tune now and again. She also enjoys going to church, reading, art, traveling and enjoying good food and drink in good company.
Memberships: Downtown Eugene Merchants, Emerald Marketing Association, Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, Professional Women’s Forum, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Travel Lane County