Dana obtained her real estate license in 2006, became a broker in 2007 and managing broker status in 2008. Understanding the value of continuing her education, she has earned the “GRI” (Graduate of Realtor Institute), “AHWD” (At Home with Diversity) and CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) designations. Dana is up to date on the latest technology and incorporates this into her marketing.;Ms. Allen has served on the Board of Directors of the Staunton Chamber of Commerce, the Grievance Committee and Board of Directors at the Greater Gateway Association of Realtors. Staying up to date on the latest in real estate-she is a regular attendee of the annual National Association of Realtors Convention. 2010 was a memorable convention and Dana started her trip early to assist with the rebuilding of homes after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.;Dana is the mother of two growing boys; Brenden and Chase. On her down time she enjoys travel and viewing new locations.