Sr. Director of Business Development & Banking Relations, Ms. Mary Staffing/Hybrid Payroll
Dana Chaves, Sr. Director of Business Development for Ms. Mary Staffing/Hybrid Payroll, the industry's oldest and largest PEO. Dana has been building strategic banking, financial and legislative relationships to further the cannabis industry's access to banking and financial services for more than four years. Prior to joining Ms. Mary Staffing in January 2017, Dana worked at Partner Colorado Credit Union (PCCU) providing some of the earliest access to banking services to the cannabis industry.
Previously, Dana taught financial literacy courses at Johnson and Wales University and the CU@Denver PEER 1 program and served on the Partner Colorado Foundation raising funds for Education for 3 years. Earlier, Dana traveled with the US State Department and The Department of Energy on worldwide energy trade missions advocating and lobbying on behalf of Renewable Energy.
Dana greatly enjoys advocating for causes that mean a great deal to her, including her current role as Vice Chair on the NCIA Legal and Banking Committee and has Co-Authored a White Paper directed to Financial Institutions and State Regulatory Agencies on banking the industry. Dana is thankful to have the opportunity to bring her skills and resources to Ms. Mary Staffing/Hybrid Payroll and grow access to banking and financial solutions to the cannabis industry.