Creativity is at the core of everything that Dana Teppert does. A fiction writer with an MBA from Harvard Business School, she has dedicated her career to crafting authentic, compelling narratives. Dana partners with clients to identify and communicate the unique attributes that will excite MBA admissions committees. Supportive, yet direct, Dana is committed to positioning clients for success.
Dana honed her storytelling abilities working with the C-suite of Global Fortune 1000 companies. After earning a degree in English Literature from Brown University, Dana worked as a researcher at Harvard Business School, where she collaborated with senior faculty members on highly popular case studies as well as an award-winning business book, Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation (Harvard Business Publishing 2014). Dana went on to advise leaders on building innovative companies at a consulting firm founded by a senior faculty member at Harvard Business School and a former Hollywood studio executive. While a student in the MBA program at Harvard Business School, Dana served as the Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion of the Entertainment and Media Club and was nominated as a tutor for the required course LEAD. To Square One Prep, Dana brings a deep understanding of how to tell powerful, immersive stories that demonstrate clients are future business leaders ready to make a difference in the world.
Based in Los Angeles, Dana absorbs the energy of Hollywood to fuel her passion for storytelling. Currently, she is focusing on her fiction writing, and working with her literary agent to publish her debut novel. In her free time, Dana enjoys yoga, exploring new restaurants, and getting her Vitamin D at the beach.