Dana Tierney grew up on a farm in South Dakota. With stints in Washington DC, California, Tennessee and ultimately Oregon, Dana developed extensive market research, public affairs and strategic communications experience. She worked with a congressman, former cabinet member, senior executives of the Pacific Northwest’s largest health insurer and CEOs of marketing/research/ strategic communications companies.
An advocate for clear, concise and focused communications, Dana has helped companies and organizations get it right on marketing, communications and public affairs issues, particularly in the healthcare and education industries.
Dana is a past president of Healthcare Communicators of Oregon, a graduate of Leadership Portland and a founding member of a downtown Portland Toastmasters Club. She is a graduate of the University of South Dakota, but a passionate Oregon Ducks fan. In her spare time, Dana enjoys running, cycling, traveling and spending time with her family.