Committees: Consumer Trust Committee
Dana is an importer representative on the Cattlemen's Beef Board, nominated by the Meat Importers of America. He is the founder and CEO of Verde Farms, based in Woburn, MA. Founded in 2005, Verde Farms is a leading supplier of pasture-raised, organic, and grass-fed beef for retail and foodservice customers. The company has experienced exceptional growth, with revenue upwards of $50M in 2015. Verde Farms leverages a network of over 1000 family farms in Uruguay, Australia, and North America that raise cattle on open pasture while adhering to humane animal welfare standards. Dana graduated from the University of PA Management & Technology program with dual degrees in chemical engineering and product development, and holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is currently a board member of MICA. His work with Verde Farms has been featured in publications that include The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Meat and Poultry.