Dana Dimitri

Excellence is never an accident. It is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities. I strive to bring you excellence in your leadership needs.

Dana Dimitri provides clients with market-leading insights and advises them on their most pressing leadership challenges. Dana works closely with leading commercial companies and leverages her more than 15 years of experience to identify, recruit and develop executive and non-executive leaders, helping build future-ready management teams across the country. She is a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Customer Activation & Growth, Consumer Products, Leisure & Hospitality, Digital and Financial Officers Practices. Dana’s expertise spans all aspects of executive leadership. She has led high-profile searches and advisory projects for Fortune 500 companies, private equity portfolio companies and family-and-founder led companies, including Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Growth Officers, Chief Customer Officers, Chief Commercial Officers, Chief Revenue Officers, Chief Digital Officers and more. Based in Chicago, Dana has deep industry experience in brand strategy, communications and public relations, ecommerce, customer engagement and digital marketing. Dana previously served as the Vice President of Integrated Marketing & Customer Engagement at Potbelly Sandwich Works, where she was responsible for brand strategy, media, loyalty and ecommerce. Prior, she worked at PepsiCo focused on brand management, strategy and M&A. Dana started her career as a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Dana holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in marketing, finance and strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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