The pioneering field of inclusive business offers the world a way to address systemic issues like social inequality and environmental sustainability. By developing innovative, cross-sector partnerships and inclusive, scalable business models, we are co-creating a brighter, more just tomorrow.
Dana joined iBAN as the Editor-in-Chief of its online magazine, The THEME, in July 2018. She is founder and lead consultant at Third Peak Solutions, a firm that advises businesses and nonprofits on developing innovative strategies to solve our world’s most pressing challenges. A trained mediator with a background in natural resources and business administration, Dana has spent her career building cross-sector partnerships to tackle both energy and water issues.
After some time in the public sector, Dana spent five years working for Riverkeeper, a non-profit organization that protects the Hudson River and the drinking water supply for 9 million New Yorkers. While there, Dana built Riverkeeper's outreach, advocacy and volunteer program, serving as the inaugural Director of Community Engagement. It was through her tenure with Riverkeeper that Dana realized she liked to build things from the ground up and is passionate about helping mission-driven organizations, and the people within them, achieve their goals.
Dana earned two degrees from the University of Vermont – a Master of Business Administration focused on innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies. She is a former member of the University of Vermont Foundation Board and enjoys backpacking, cross country skiing, canoeing and birding.