Dana Coleman, with more than 25 years of public and private sector communications experience, joined Lovell in 2010. As vice president she develops communications and issues management strategies for clients in sectors that include health care, education, government, retail and professional services.
Prior to joining Lovell, Coleman held communications director and management roles in Tennessee’s Office of the Governor and Department of Environment and Conservation. Her public sector experience also includes press secretary to the Mayor of Nashville and several years with the Tennessee Department of Education. In the private sector, Coleman has led communications efforts for public and private health care companies that include hospital systems, home health, behavioral health and physician practice management companies, as well as not-for-profit hospitals and academic health centers.
Coleman received her Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and is a graduate of Leadership Brentwood. She serves on the boards of Komen Greater Nashville and Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary and is a former board member of the Tennessee Environmental Council.
One of her greatest joys is the downtown Nashville view from her home as she watches, with amazement, the evolving skyline of her hometown and one of the "hottest cities" in the country.
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