Dana Shanahan
Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Dana is the Office Manager and Executive Assistant at Forward and is a member of the founding team.

Dana has over 20 years of experience in professional office Executive Assistant positions.

Prior to joining Forward, Dana was an Executive Assistant at Strategic Value Partners, where she supported the Co-Head and senior executives on the North American Investment Team. Prior to this, Dana spent six years at L Catterton as an Executive Assistant on the Operations Team, where she supported the Managing Partner and numerous Operating Professionals. While at L Catterton, Dana organized Board Meetings for various portfolio companies, coordinated extensive domestic and international travel, maintained calendars, and managed expenses in addition to other vital office functions.

Dana received her BA degree in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Dana lives in Greenwich, CT with her husband, two daughters and two pups. In her free time, Dana enjoys skiing with her family, traveling to new places and taking long walks outdoors.

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