In addition to project and research assistance for LOCUS, Dana provides similar project and research work, as well as operational support for the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship. Working in the Lincoln, Nebraska office, Dana keeps the Center's daily functions running smoothly. She provides support for webinars hosted by the Center and daily tech assistance within the office. Dana has been actively engaged in product development, supporting the creation of a number of online toolkits and the Center’s new e2 University. Dana received her BA degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.