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CEO & Founder of Symbia Global GroupDana synthesizes over twenty years of facilitating capital investment to solve environmental and social problems by developing transformative funding partnerships between individuals, grant-making foundations, and corporations with 501c3 nonprofits and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

Operating within the full scope of development (gift planning and legacy bequests, corporate and foundation giving, individual private investors, major and principle individual giving, workplace and capital campaigns), She  specializes in relationships that support at the six-, seven- and eight-figure level.  Her career spans from serving as a Financial Consultant at Smith Barney, through fundraising and leading teams for CARE USA, End Oil/Communities for Clean Ports, American Red Cross, UNCF-The College Fund (formerly, United Negro College Fund), Trust for Public Land, and Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.

In 2019, Dana founded the Symbia Global Group ( to leverage venture philanthropy as catalytic capital to scale ecological and social impact ventures that have disruptive solutions to the most intractable problems faced by humanity and the planet.  She is thrilled to have joined The Young Shakespeareans in the fall of 2022 to strategically build organizational capacity and sustainability.

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