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Dana Hernan

Director, Executive Search

Dana partners with clients on critical searches to identify and engage the best talent in the market. She helps clients strategically position their organization as well as the unique challenges of the role. Dana provides clients with relevant and honest market feedback regarding how opportunities with their company resonate with prospective candidates. Dana has developed and implemented diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) recruiting strategies to promote the mission of her clients and their goals to drive systemic change.

Representative clients include prominent cultural organizations, professional services firms, technology service providers, healthcare consulting firms, real estate developers, and Private Equity-backed portfolio companies. Dana has successfully placed senior leaders and C-suite executives with extensive functional expertise in the areas of Finance, Strategy, Operations, Marketing, Human Resources and Technology.

Dana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a Certificate in Professional Selling from Northern Illinois University. Dana and her husband have spent time living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Portland, Oregon. They have since returned to their home state of Illinois to raise their daughter in the suburbs of Chicago.