Dana Hamer serves as VP of Mentorship and Professional Development for AMA Baltimore. In this role, she works with her committee to develop opportunities for AMA Baltimore members to grow their careers and make connections with each other. She oversees the Mentor Connections program – a program designed to partner marketing professionals with emerging marketing leaders.
Since 2010, Dana has been an AMA Baltimore member and has participated in many events. She is currently the Marketing Manager for the American Urological Association where she leads the marketing team under the division of Marketing and Communications. “In a very practical sense, my team works to attract and retain customers for the AUA – whether that’s marketing membership, our annual meeting, or our many courses, products, and resources,” says Dana.
Dana has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs from University at Albany, SUNY. With three very active kids, volunteering has become a mainstay of her family life. Whether she’s being a team mom, event chair or just providing a helping hand, volunteering is a constant in her life.
Favorite Quote: “In the immortal words of Louise Sawyer (Thelma and Louise), ‘You Get What You Settle For.’ I have this quote framed on my office wall, and it’s a common refrain in my home. This quote serves as a constant reminder that if you don’t like something in your life, it’s your responsibility to take the action to change it,” says Dana.