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Dana Maxie

Managing Director


Dana Maxie

Dana Maxie is committed to helping high impact organizations and entities achieve long-term goals through strategic planning and implementation. She is currently the Managing Director of Organizational Strategy at Watershed Advisors. 

Dana has spent over 20 years serving the educators and children of Louisiana. Through both accelerating and rewarding roles, she devoted the majority of her professional career to supporting statewide educational programs and executive-level leadership through strategic planning and implementation. A self-motivated and relationship building leader who values building trust and relationships to produce transformative results, Dana recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Office of Teaching and Learning, a core function within the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). Prior to that role, she served as Chief of Staff for the Office of Assessments, Accountability, Early Childhood, and Data/Data Systems where she supported executive leadership and a team of over 200 employees. Her previous roles at the LDOE included monit