Dana Parks

LSST Discovery Alliance

Business and Finance Manager

Dana Parks is the Business and Finance Manager for LSST Discovery Alliance. She manages the day-to-day internal operations of the organization and builds business and financial infrastructure and policies. Her role includes the administration of corporate agreements, budget and fund management, and financial reporting. 

Among other positions, Parks’ background includes a decade of experience as the Director of Business Management for a systems engineering firm for the Department of Defense and four years as a Financial Comptroller for a district of charter schools for at-risk service areas. Each of these roles has provided her with the acumen required to navigate the finance and business functional areas of LSST Discovery Alliance.