About Us


DANA Associates is one of Boston’s leading professional and executive search firms specializing exclusively in identifying, evaluating, and recruiting top sales and sales management talent.

For over 35 years, our success has been built on an immersive, field-tested methodology that predicts the best outcome for both candidates and clients. We believe each hire to be wholly unique and that real insight can only come from in-depth, face-to-face conversations. This is the cornerstone of our strategic model.

For client companies, we believe in deeply understanding your culture and dynamics in order to more richly articulate your hiring goals and build cohesive and productive teams. For candidates, we bring insight and rigor to the evaluation process, identifying your strengths and skills, while uncovering opportunities for personal and professional success.

Since our founding in 1976 as a personnel consulting firm, our dedication and commitment have earned us the trust of some of the most respected national and international companies. We have built a vast network of clients and candidates across a broad range of industries, from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies, by offering exceptional service that yields outstanding results.

  • "DANA goes to great lengths to understand our business and to determine the qualities and skills that I am seeking in a prospective employee. Bringing her own ideas and thinking to the search process, Denise takes the time to get to know the candidates and presents only those that will be a good match for my organization. Denise doesn't waste my time; she saves it!"

    - Sharon Blank
    Director of Sales
    Online Publication Research
    "During my interviews, clients of DANA Associates praised the caliber of candidates presented by Denise and her staff. The trust and confidence hiring managers have in DANA Associates opened doors to great companies and terrific jobs, cutting my search time to weeks."

    - Tim Mathieu
    Senior Account Manager
    Enterprise Software