Dana joined Shannex in 1998 as the Executive Chef of Parkland Clayton Park and is proud to have spent the last 20 years building on care and service excellence delivery for residents and their families. As Chief Culinary Officer, Dana oversees the company’s Culinary direction, and leading and supporting the Culinary teams to deliver an exceptional dining experience. Dana is also passionate about including locally sourced ingredients in residents’ dining experience.

Throughout his years with the company, Dana has held numerous management roles in both Culinary and Procurement divisions. He has been a part of opening every Shannex residence in operation today. Prior to joining Shannex, Dana worked with various upscale restaurant groups in Culinary management roles.

Dana graduated from the NSCC Culinary Art Program in 1993 and the Executive Leadership Program from the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University in 2015.