In January 2021, Dana joined Dinosaur Ridge as Development Director. A Colorado and Jefferson County native, Dana has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Colorado State University and MBA from the University of Denver. Prior to coming to FODR, she served as the Director of Online Giving at Community First Foundation and helped launch ColoradoGives.org and was the driving force behind the introduction of Colorado Gives Day, the state’s largest online giving day. 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 Colorado Nonprofit Association.