Dana has been a genealogy instructor at Sinclair Community College since 2010. She became a certified genealogist (CG®) in 2009 and a certified genealogical lecturer (CGL(SM)) in 2019. Her research focuses in the Midwest, specifically Ohio, but she has researched in many locations across the United States and in Germany, the U.K. and Denmark. She has extensive knowledge of publishing family history books and editing digital photographs and has published over 30 books for her genealogical society, clients and family. She is currently a member in several lineage societies including I.S.D.U.P., N.S.D.A.R and U.S.D. 1812.