Dana Pauley joined the Leadership Montgomery team in July 2018 as Vice President, Philanthropic Investments. A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Ms. Pauley is skilled in relationship management, marketing, special events, grants management, board relations, major gifts, and annual fund. Most recently, Ms. Pauley was the Director of Development for MdBio Foundation (now called Learning Undefeated) and responsible for leading all philanthropic efforts. Notable impacts of her work there include the build of the country’s most advanced STEM education mobile laboratory and geographic expansion of programming into Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Previously, she held development positions for nonprofits with education and health-related missions including Planned Parenthood and the United States Naval Academy. An ardent supporter of service, philanthropy, and social change, Ms. Pauley serves on the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western Maryland Chapter, the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, and is on the advisory committee for Sheppard Pratt Health System. Ms. Pauley actively participates in additional volunteer opportunities in the community and currently resides in Boyds with her husband and three children.