The Hill Group welcomes Dayna Sear to the firm as a Senior Consultant. Dayna specializes in public and private sector business start-up and turnaround. With over 30 years of diverse leadership experience, she has held executive positions as CEO, Executive Director, Program Director, and Strategist in the arts, education, philanthropy, investment and insurance, and social service industries. Passionate about arts, business, and education, her thesis regarding creative education and workforce development was published as a book in 2010 entitled, Educating in the Creative Age. Dayna holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Allegheny College, Master of Business Administration from Clarion University, Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Goucher College, Certified Masters in Dance Direction from SUNY Buffalo, attended the Nonprofit Management Institute at Stanford University, and recently received certification in Mergers & Acquisitions from one of the most prestigious business schools in the world, the Columbia Business School Executive Education.