Dana Allen Sands has more than twenty years of experience in both investing and in investment banking in utility projects, including gas pipelines, gas utilities, local distribution gas companies, electric utilities and renewable energy projects primarily at Morgan Stanley and Alinda Capital, a $7 billion energy infrastructure fund. She is currently leading her firm’s efforts in financing a 200-mile pipeline in the mid-Atlantic as well as a local distribution gas company in the same region. She is also heavily involved in a large and complex project - establishing seventeen new gas utilities in the Pacific Northwest. Ms. Sands also headed up Salomon/Citibank's west-coast private placement group, where she raised funds for energy and clean-tech companies. Ms. Sands has significant C-suite experience, as COO of Evolution Markets, a renewable energy focused company, and as Alinda Capital's CFO. Ms. Sands is a CPA, has an economics degree from Yale, a Master’s of Science from New York University, an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a Graduate Certificate in Bio Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley.