Dana Coleman joined Lovell in 2010 with more than 25 years of public and private sector communications experience in areas as diverse as health care, education, government, retail and professional services. As Vice President, she offers organizations crucial insight that fosters more positive media relations and internal communications as well as effective issues and change management. Coleman’s thought-provoking campaigns elevate brands and preserve reputations. Thanks to her detail-oriented approach, Coleman’s wide range of clients simultaneously see growth of their business and protection of their core values and vision.
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 serving as press secretary to the Mayor of Nashville and several years spent working 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 is active in her community, having served on the boards of Komen Greater Nashville, Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, the Tennessee Environmental Council and children’s literacy organization Book’em. 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.