Dana Strait

Placed Leader

Dana Strait

Vice President for Strategy and Finance
Saint Mary’s College

March 5, 2019

Koya’s Liz Neumann, Tom Phillips and their team partnered with Saint Mary’s College on the recruitment of Dana Strait as its new Vice President for Strategy and Finance.
Strait comes to Saint Mary’s with a diverse background in higher education strategy and management—both academic and administrative. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Whitworth University and a PhD in Neuroscience from Northwestern University. Most recently Dana served as Principal of Corporate Strategy and New Product Development at Education Advisory Board. Strait’s research focused on affordability and enrollment trends at U.S. colleges and universities, including sustainable strategies for revenue growth. Strait has worked with hundreds of college campuses across the country, providing guidance and recommendations for advancing college access, financial sustainability, and student success.
A national expert on higher education trends and management, an accomplished neuroscientist, and an experienced corporate strategist, Strait will bring rich experience and knowledge to the College.
Read the college’s announcement.