Dana Venegas

Dana joined the JWRP in January 2012, after deciding to leave corporate America for more meaningful work.  Her first role at JWRP was serving as Executive Assistant to the Founding Director, Lori Palatnik; and has helped grow the organization to what it is today by creating essential processes and procedures for the organization’s future growth. Today, she works in the organization's fundraising department as donor services manager.

Dana grew up in Fairfax Station, VA; received a B.S. in Marketing from the Kelley School of Business, and a Minor in Psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington; and studied at She’arim College of Jewish Studies for Women in Jerusalem.  Before joining the JWRP, Dana worked in marketing, recruiting, administration, and insurance for companies including Capital One Financial, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Robert Half International.

Dana lives in Baltimore, MD, with her husband and daughter.