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Dana Bakker, CPA

Director of Finance

Dana Bakker joined Nourishing Hope in May of 2022 as the Director of Finance. Prior to her work with Nourishing Hope, Dana served as Assistant Director of Finance at PAWS Chicago. She has also worked at Hope Haven, a large social service agency in Iowa. Dana is a licensed CPA and has her master’s degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix.

Dana was born and raised in Rock Valley, Iowa. She is a proud dog mom to two beautiful mutts, Wrigley and Leo. Outside of work, Dana enjoys spending all the time she can with her dogs, friends, and family. She also enjoys reading and is an avid runner.

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