Dana Joyce

Analyst, Special Projects & Employee Experience

Dana assumed the role of Analyst, Special Projects and Employee Engagement on RPA’s HR Team in 2024. In this role, Dana works on strategic HR projects and, more specifically, the design and implementation of RPA’s employee engagement program, while also supporting RPA’s DEI strategy and initiatives.

Prior to this role, Dana served RPA as Executive Assistant in the Office of the President, where she provided complex, high-level administration and office support to RPA’s President/CEO and Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition, she served as a central point of coordination for all activities related to the organization’s board of directors and its committees.

Before joining RPA in 2019, Dana held the position of office coordinator at a legal recruiting firm, SJL Attorney Search, for five years. Prior to that role, Dana held the position of business manager for four years at Ingenuity Cleveland, an arts and technology nonprofit, whose mission is “to ignite the creative spark where the arts, science, and technology intersect.” Dana also has experience working in the sports industry, including at the Cleveland Cavaliers and the AST Dew Tour.

Dana has a human resource generalist certificate from the University of Minnesota, a certificate in nonprofit management from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College. She’s a proud mom to daughters, Julia (AKA JJ) and Emily, as well as a Boston Terrier puppy, Louie, who she hopes will one day all be best friends! As a native Clevelander, Dana is a dedicated fan of all Cleveland sports teams…no matter how miserable their seasons are!

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