Dana is senior vice president, general counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer of The Brink's Company. She oversees legal and compliance matters globally.
Prior to joining Brink’s, O’Brien was senior vice president and general counsel at CenterPoint Energy, where she oversaw the company’s legal, regulatory and government affairs, audit services, ethics and compliance, and privacy and records management. She joined CenterPoint Energy from CEVA Logistics, a global logistics company, where she served as chief legal officer and chief compliance officer and was a member of the executive board.
Dana is on the board of directors of Sterling Construction Company, Inc., a publicly traded heavy civil construction company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. She served on the boards of Ronald McDonald House Houston from 2015 through 2018 and Child Advocates, Inc. from 2016 through 2018. She served on the board of the Association of Women Attorneys Foundation from 2012 through 2017, serving as chair in 2016.
Dana has received various awards and recognitions. In 2016, Dana was named Best General Counsel of a Large Legal Department and was honored at the Women in Energy Leadership Awards, by the Houston Business Journal. She was also named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas by the Oil and Gas Diversity Counsel. In 2013, Dana received the Texas General Counsel Forum’s Magna Stella Award for Outstanding General Counsel of a large company.
Dana received a bachelor’s degree cum laude from Trinity University and her law degree with honors from the University of Texas.