As CEO of PanAfrican Investment Company, Dana Reed is responsible for managing the business day to day and overseeing the company’s strategic capital investments on the African continent. Before joining PIC, Ms. Reed was a managing director at UCM Partners, Semper Capital Management, L.P. where she was responsible for marketing, product development and strategic growth. Ms. Reed has also served as a vice president of Institutional Equity Sales at Friedman Billings Ramsey and was a team member of the Investment Banking groups of JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. Dana began her career as a fellow at the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Dana remains involved in her hometown of Harlem, New York, where she also serves as director of the Harlem Community Development Corp. and was recently elected to the board of trustees for the Africa Center. Dana, a 2013 recipient of the Council of Urban Professionals Catalyst for Change: Finance Award, received her B.B.A. in International Business with minors in Marketing and Spanish from Howard University and her M.B.A. from Howard University.