Industries of Expertise: Sales and Business Development, Brand, Multicultural, Trade and Shopper Marketing, Executive Staffing, Diversity and Multicultural Initiatives
Dana Ammons is the Account Executive for Hair Care at P&G, with responsibility for Target, P&G’s 2nd largest customer in North America. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing the Multicultural, Male Hair Care, Trial & Travel and Digital business for P&G’s consumer beauty division.
Dana was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in both Omaha and Little Rock, Arkansas, graduating from Northwest High School in 1991. After graduating, he attended Morehouse College, a private HBCU (Historically Black College or University) in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating with honors, with a B.A. degree in marketing in 1995.
His high aptitude for sales and marketing helped him secure a coveted sales internship with S.C. Johnson Wax during his junior year at Morehouse. Because of his excellent performance, he was able to secure a full-time job offer post-graduation, starting his career in the consumer personal goods and beverage industries. Over the first 17 years of his sales and marketing career, Dana held multiple sales and marketing leadership roles at S.C. Johnson Wax, Colgate Palmolive, and Pepsi, resulting in relocations to seven different cities. He also managed multiple large account teams and customers including Walmart, Kroger, Circle K, and CVS. In addition to this work, Dana also held several multicultural marketing, trade marketing, and shopper marketing roles. And one of his most lasting contributions as a very effective leader and the manager was successfully promoting over 30 people to various jobs and assignments during his tenure in the consumer products industry, with some of those individuals currently serving in senior executive roles today.
Top Goals for Mentoring:
- Help mentees develop professional and life skills.
- Help mentees grow their professional networks by making connections to others in my field.
- Help mentees improve their networking skills for the future.