Dana is the Executive Director of Kansas City Manufacturing Network. Her passion for manufacturing stems from her understanding that manufacturing has always provided for her family. Her grandfather, father and husband all spent the majority of their careers working in manufacturing companies on the production floor and in engineering and operations roles. Dana believes manufacturing is the heart of our country and the success and growth of the manufacturing sector is critical our prosperity.
After finishing her B.A. in Accounting, Dana chose a non-traditional career path. In 1995, she began building a highly successful, independent sales organization as part of a division of a Fortune 500 company. Her team grew to over 300 consultants. Dana was also a national trainer with this organization for over 13 years and trained some of their top producers.
Recognizing her passion for developing and empowering people, she founded Mastering Excellence in 2011. Dana helps clients develop processes and implement tools that align their goals with specific actions essential for success.