As a Consultant with the Career Transition practice at Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Dana draws on her experience as a certified life coach and counsellor to motivate clients to determine their goals and create actionable plans. Her direct style stirs people and supports her reputation as a motivating force with a passion for helping clients at a personal and professional level.
Dana began her career in the film and television industry. She climbed the ranks, working on hundreds of productions across the country over a twenty-year period as an Assistant Director and Producer. She spent six years in marketing and advertising, the last three as an executive manager leading a team of twenty-two professionals. Since then, she has skillfully navigated her own career transition to pursue her passions. She became a Certified Life Coach through the Centre of Applied Neuroscience in 2011, and leveraged her entrepreneurial prowess to establish her own practice. Today, she loves what she does and is eager to facilitate others in making transformative changes in their personal and professional lives.
Dana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (Honours) from Memorial University of Newfoundland. With a strong commitment to professional development and community capacity building, Dana was the co-founder of Youth for Social Justice Network and Chair of the Director’s Guild of Canada (Atlantic Region). She currently serves as a Board Member with the Canadian Mental Health Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.