Dana Reed is the CEO of PanAfrican Investment Co. and is responsible for managing the business day to day as well as overseeing all investment decisions.

Prior to joining PIC, she was a Managing Director at UCM Partners where her responsibilities included marketing, product development, and strategic growth of the firm. She previously served as a Vice President of Institutional Equity Sales at Friedman Billings Ramsey and she was in the Investment Banking Groups of JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. Dana began her career as a Fellow at the Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

She received her B.B.A. in International Business with minors in Marketing and Spanish from Howard University and her M.B.A. from Howard University.

Dana was appointed by New York Governor Paterson to serve as a Director of the Harlem Community Development Corp. and still serves in that capacity today. She is also on the Board of Directors of Trunity Holdings, PrePex and Shea Yeleen. She is an active member of the Metro-Manhattan Links, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America. Dana lives in Harlem with her six year old twin boys.