For the last 17 years, Lana held an executive position in a Fort Wayne company managing finance, information technology, and human resources. Prior to that, she was a small business owner for ten years. Lana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and an MBA.
Lana is a Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Alumna, and was named Volunteer of the year for the Girls Scouts Northern Indiana Michiana in 2009. She serves on the Metro Human Relations Commission and is the President of the Allen County Purdue University Extension Advisory Board. In addition, she is the President of the Allen County Republican Women's Group and a member of the Downtown GOP Club. Lana also is endorsed by Right to Life.
As an entrepreneur, businessperson, community leader, mom, and volunteer, she brings a unique perspective for many different avenues of community involvement. She brings a new voice that will make a positive impact on the leadership of Fort Wayne.