As partner and principal, Dana is devoted to developing long-term value and relationships for Bruner/Cott. Dana leads the firm’s strategic planning, business development, marketing, and communications initiatives. By navigating shifts in ever-evolving markets, Dana optimizes the significance of the firm’s work and talents, and tactically enhances the visibility of the practice.
Originally trained as a landscape architect, Dana has practiced as such with clients nationally and internationally on residential, resort, and commercial projects. Her focus gradually shifted from the practicing side of design, though her deep experience extends her ability to anticipate client needs and identify emerging business development opportunities. Dana is very active in several local and national industry organizations including the Society for College & University Planning, Society for Marketing Professional Services, American Society of Landscape Architects, Urban Land Institute, CoreNet New England Chapter, Boston Preservation Alliance, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She regularly attends industry events and is often invited to speak on strategic planning, marketing, and communications.