After years of working as a business strategy consultant with top IT firms, in 2003 Dana Brownlee founded Professionalism Matters an Atlanta based corporate training company. An energetic and innovative speaker and trainer, Dana has thrilled audiences with speaking events in six countries and authored a course taught internationally. Her courses are specifically designed to provide best practices and techniques that participants can immediately apply in the workplace. She has been interviewed by (or published in) CNN, The Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Redbook, Working Mother, Forbes.com, and other notable publications. Her first book "The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up: Project Management Techniques from the Trenches" will be published by Berrett-Koehler in early 2019. A nationally recognized speaker, Dana speaks to groups large and small on a variety of topics including tips for rescuing your meetings, dealing with the difficult boss, secrets of the “Thoroughbred Leader”, and discovering the keys to true work life balance. She holds a BS, BIE, MBA, and PMP.