As Operations and Projects Manager for Kataly, Dana is responsible for managing operational projects that develop, document and improve Kataly’s internal structures and systems so they align with the foundation’s overall mission and goals. She manages consultant and vendor relationships, and adapts inclusive procurement practices. She also supports the HR advisor on human resources related projects and processes.
Dana has spent more than 25 years as a dynamic systems builder with a wealth of knowledge in project management, operations, strategic sourcing and human resources. Just prior to joining Kataly, Dana provided consulting services in project management and strategic sourcing to a national Healthcare provider. In her leadership capacity with several start-ups, she developed company processes and operations roadmaps to support the strategic mission of the organizations. She also oversaw the management of HR, technical, administrative, accounting and legal teams. She thrives in the dynamic start-up environment.
Dana is a graduate of Hampton University and Marymount University. She is a native of Washington, DC and now lives in the East Bay with her teenage son. She enjoys daily 5-mile walks, live theater and spending time with family and friends.
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