Dana Allen is a consultant based in Spencer Stuart’s Dallas office and works with leading organizations as a member of the Consumer, Hospitality & Leisure, and Marketing Officer practices. An experienced search consultant, Dana helps clients recruit CEOs, presidents, general managers and senior functional executives in marketing, sales, innovation, analytics, and design.
Before joining Spencer Stuart, Dana was a search consultant at another leading international search firm, where he focused on recruiting leaders such as CEOs, presidents, and other senior executives as a member of the consumer products and services, hospitality and leisure and digital practices. Previously, Dana worked at PepsiCo in a variety of brand management, innovation and customer-facing roles, including working on the Doritos, Cheetos, and Tostitos brands, as well as working with key customers ranging from Walmart to foodservice channels. Earlier in his career, Dana also worked for Nestle and for Corporate Express.
Dana received his B.S. in economics from Santa Clara University and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Dana and his wife, Christine, have two young children. Dana is a member at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX, where he serves in the marriage ministry.