Dana, serves as President and Agency Principal, and is a skilled negotiator that has saved companies over $25 million throughout her 20-year purchasing career. She is a Florida native, pursuing a Master’s Degree from the University of Florida in Digital Strategy and Web Design. In addition, she holds a Graduate Certificate in Digital Analytics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Florida State University School of Business. She is also a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.).
Dana came to KMA from Atlanta where she served as VP Purchasing for Keyston Bros., the nation’s largest distributor of wholesale fabrics for the automotive and marine markets. Prior to that, she held the position of Director, Supply Chain–US at Stanley Black & Decker, (formerly Niscayah), where she spent much of her time in Europe as lead negotiator for numerous multi-million dollar global contracts.
Finding deals and saving money is Dana’s passion where she oversees all media partnerships including digital advertising services though Google Adwords, Pandora & Spotify radio, and all HULU, cable and broadcast TV.
Dana was a recipient of Florida State University’s 100More Award– awarded to the top 100 students in the last 100 years. Nominated and selected by faculty and alumni for academic achievement, volunteer services, and professional accomplishments. Outside the office, she volunteers as a certified literacy trainer for Adult Reading & Writing and GED prep and has also worked with organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter.
Dana is married to Jack Kerigan, enjoys time with family, boating and travel. She is active in the community and in her church.