Dana Brownlee, Founder
Ms. Brownlee is the Founder and Owner of Professionalism Matters, Inc., a boutique professional development training company. Over the years, she has provided customized training and consulting in many areas including project management, meeting facilitation, team building, and communications to audiences across the globe. Prior to founding Professionalism Matters, Ms. Brownlee worked as an IBM certified Business Strategy Consultant, a Strategy Consultant with EMC Corporation, and a Project Manager with AT&T.
Dana Brownlee’s credentials include a Master of Business Administration from Emory University, a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Spelman College along with numerous professional certifications including IBM Business Transformation Consultant certification and Project Management Professional certification.
Dana thrills audiences with her engaging, high-energy presentation style and seemingly endless supply of real life examples. She believes in sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly from her own professional experiences so that audiences leave not just with theory but practical tips and suggestions that they can apply to their individual situations. CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution have interviewed her as an expert on various business issues. She enjoys Pilates and jogging (slowly) and is married with two small children.
Jessica Baker, Marketing Director and Executive Assistant
Jessica Baker serves as the company’s Marketing Director and Executive assistant. She assists the founder with event preparation and documentation as well as marketing efforts. She brings several years of experience in conference production, account management, and marketing.
Some of her hobbies include spending time with family, and enjoying the great outdoors.