Dana Schonberger

#BeBrave means being unafraid to challenge things—yourself, ideas, others’ expectations. 

Resourceful and reliable, Dana is determined to keep all deliverables on track. As a project manager with experience in government, commercial and nonprofit sectors, she monitors daily progress of key milestones and overall project plans to align resources and complete assignments on time and on budget. In addition to her project management expertise, she has a background in marketing communication, having provided strategic, high-level oversight and direction on internal and external communications, with the goal of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships. This killer combination of experience makes Dana a valuable and versatile member of the CHIEF team.

Dana holds a BA in Art History from George Mason University.


Believe it or not: I’m a second-generation local. I was born in Washington, DC. and grew up in Herndon, VA.

Noteworthy Story or Next Adventure

I’ve been daydreaming about traveling through Europe with my husband and I’m going to make it happen in the next couple years! ‬‬‬‬‬‬

Favorite App/Book/Pub

I am generally obsessed with anything NPR-related. ‬‬

DC Go-to's

Spending time with family and friends outside—like hiking in Great Falls Park or going for walks in my neighborhood—is always something I love doing. It’s nice to get outside, slow down and enjoy each other’s company.