Dana Elmquist serves on the leadership team of New York Public Radio’s sponsorship group, where he provides strategic counsel to leaders across the organization to create marketing and communications synergies that drive the overall brand. This includes orchestrating the organization’s presence at key industry events such as CES as well as the organization’s annual upfront presentations. He plans, executes, and evaluates, multi-channel campaigns utilizing owned, earned, bought, and shared media to maximize impact and create value for the organization and its clients. This includes a special focus on digital media and measurable engagement.
Elmquist manages sales strategy for a 14-person national salesforce and leads key brand and agency business development for the company. This includes the development of holistic, creative and innovative solutions for national agencies with both national and global clients across market caps. Further, he utilizes the human capital of organization and nurtures contacts at various media outlets and brands to position organization as cutting edge in its field.
Prior to his work at New York Public Radio, Elmquist led corporate and business development at Brooklyn Public Library and worked in institutional giving and programming at the Museum for African Art (now the Africa Center) during a $100 million capital campaign resulting in a flagship multipurpose arts space on upper 5th Avenue in Manhattan. Elmquist has published articles in the Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, Performa, NPR’s The Signal, and Politique Africaine.
He holds an MPA in from the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College-CUNY, which he attended at night; an M.A. in Art History from UCLA; and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.