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leading expert on the generational transfer of family wealth

The head of one of Seattle's longest running multi-family real estate empires with keen knowledge for property management. A proud voice fighting for change, equality, and new standards in business and life.

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motivational. funny. straight talk.

Book Dana to speak at your next business or educational event to get straightforward, honest, advice on how to defy the odds. Whether it is inequality, bi-racial families, real estate issues, female funding, or questions about how to break through glass ceilings, Dana will leave your audience entertained and enlightened.

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ADVISORY BOARD & CO-CHAIR
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Over the years, Dana has lent her platform to many community causes.   
As Co-Chair of Treehouse for Foster Kids, she brought music legend Patti LaBelle to Seattle. She also Co-Chaired Treehouse for Foster Kids with Ashley McCready (wife of Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready.) 


As one of the Co-Chairs for Jungle Party at The Woodland Park Zoo, raising awareness about conservation, Dana secured music talent, writer of Man in the Mirror, Siedah Garrett to perform.   


In 2022, Dana Co-Chaired with Leslie Chihuly Mopop’s Founder’s Award honoring the music of her uncle, Quincy Jones. 


As a Co-Chair for Uncork the Night, Dana supported Bellevue LifeSpring and their mission to feed low income students.  


Dana supports numerous charitable foundations, including Keep Memory Alive, The Virginia Mason Dream Builders, Stand for Innocence, ARCS, Treehouose, MoPop, St. Judes, Musically Fed, Plymouth Housing, PAWS amongst many others.

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THE BLOG THAT WON'T QUIT—10 YEARS AND GOING STRONG

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a tale of two sisters

Dana lives in Seattle, and Tracie lives in Germany. They are businesswomen, writers, and humorists. They write about life, dating, and today’s modern woman.

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a proud seattle voice

Dana actively works with and in the community to create progress around outdated laws and unfair practices that keep minority business owners in a ‘less than’ position while simultaneously donating time and resources to make lasting impact in her neighborhoods.

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“I have compassion for those truly suffering.

I’ve worked with each resident on a case by case basis. However, everything my parents fought for, picketed banks to get funding for, scraped by, and sacrificed to create a legacy, is at risk of being eliminated. 


The Pandemic and weak leadership in the City Council with their litany of 
new laws protecting these “bad actors” has us (aka: landlords)  
operating with our hands cuffed. That’s what I’m working to change."

—DANA FRANK

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COMING

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Dana’s new book reveals the formula for creating generational wealth while taking the reader through a dark humor roller coaster ride filled with human experiences everyone can relate to having.

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“When people knock what is happening…
I say ‘Don’t knock it, be a part of it.’

—DANA FRANK