Dana Hardy

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives Integration, Responsive Group Inc.

Dana Hardy

In the role of Vice President, Strategic Initiative Integration, Dana works with all business units to lead the work in many strategic initiatives such as acquisition planning and new developments. Through change management, process planning and collaboration Dana facilitates system integration to sustain initiatives in our daily operations.  

Dana has spent over 30 years in seniors care and has held progressive leadership roles in both long term care and retirement in clinical, quality, and operations. She is a Registered Nurse, and holds a Masters Leadership degree. Dana volunteers with the CMHA Waterloo Wellington as a Board Director and Chair of the Privacy Quality Risk Ethics Committee. She also participates on the Cambridge North Dumfries Ontario Health Team. Additionally, Dana was the recipient of Lang 10×10 Alumni Impact Award from the University of Guelph.

Dana is a highly collaborative, thoughtful and seasoned leader, whose purpose is to ensure seniors receive the utmost, personalized care they deserve. She is focused on ensuring team members and leaders do their best through the co-creation and implementation of successful solutions, and can be their best by building strong, effective teams. 

Dana was born In Chatham Ontario, raised in rural Huron Perth County and is a country girl at heart. She has been married for almost thirty years and has three children. When not working, Dana and her husband are navigating becoming empty nesters, and taking advantage of the new found time for favorite activities like pilates, golf, hiking, and anything new or different.