Dana Rye


Dana, a college athlete with no family history of the disease, was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer at age 24. Since then, Dana has led fundraising and advocacy efforts for Fight Colorectal Cancer. She is especially interested in the increasing rate of colon cancer diagnoses in younger patients.

Dana lives in Manhattan and is a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. She previously worked as a high yield bond analyst at Credit Suisse, focusing primarily on healthcare companies, as well as at the Cleveland Clinic and the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dana holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College. She has been an active board member since 2011.