Dana Callender


Dana Callender is the chief operating officer at DivInc. She is a focused and results-driven leader with expertise in media relations, community engagement and improving diversity in the Austin startup scene. In addition to her role at DivInc, Dana is the co-founder and director of public relations at Stellar Impeller, a public relations, design and events agency that services hospitality and nonprofit industries. Her PR efforts have landed clients in Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine, Texas Monthly, Thrillist, Cosmopolitan, LA Times and more.

As a startup entrepreneur, Dana has been able to bring ideas to fruition, develop solid media relationships, and has a particular passion for customer service and building strong communities. Her organizational skills and willingness to get things done ensures that no detail is left untouched.

Dana’s continuous pursuit to be challenged and make a significant contribution to society, have lead her to pursue a life of volunteerism. She volunteers with Leadership Austin, Mobile Loaves and Fishes and Wine and Food Foundation of Texas.

Dana has a Master’s degree in Public Relations from Ball State University.