Dana served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), where she oversaw a portfolio of over $4 billion in global economic assistance programs aimed at reducing poverty and spurring growth. Prior to MCC she served as Associate Director at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of State. A lawyer by training, Dana has also worked at the U.S. Justice Department. She graduated with honors from Georgetown Law School and holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California Los Angeles.