Dana joined the Community First Foundation staff in December 2007 and serves the organization as its director of online giving. After she joined Community First Foundation, she helped launch ColoradoGives.org, a year-round, online giving website featuring more than 2,500 Colorado nonprofit organizations. Three years later, she was the driving force behind the introduction of Colorado Gives Day, the state’s largest online giving day. Through these two programs, more than $296 million has been raised online for Colorado nonprofits.
Prior to joining Community First Foundation, Dana served as the Director of Resource Development for Dental Aid and as the Executive Director of Family Pathways of Colorado. Throughout her career, she has volunteered and serves on the Boards of several Denver-area nonprofits. Currently, she sits on the Board of the Junior League of Denver. She holds a Master’s degree in business administration from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics from Colorado State University.