As Chief Financial Officer, Dana is responsible for the firm’s global financial operations – including financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, business systems, tax and treasury. Her focus is on delivering the financial vision, strategy and leadership to ensure Perkins+Will achieves its business and practice objectives.
Through 25 years of financial and operational experience with international architecture and engineering firms, Dana has developed a unique appreciation of the balance between creative practice and business operations that must exist for a design firm to be successful. As a result, she is a valued business partner throughout the organization.
Much of Dana’s career has been spent with global architecture and design firms, including positions as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President of Finance.
Dana received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a member of the AIA CFO Large Firm Roundtable and also serves as an independent board director for an engineering consultancy firm.