As the Senior Manager of Corporate Affairs, Dana Martinez is responsible for leading the internal and external communications strategy for Biogen in RTP.
Representing Corporate Affairs, Dana works collaboratively across the site to drive internal communications, ensure alignment, and manage key stakeholder relations including local media. She engages both internal and external partners to demonstrate how RTP is a critical component in Biogen’s network and overall business strategy. She works with leadership to enhance Biogen’s reputation as an employer of choice, a responsible community member, and a key local partner.
Prior to coming to Biogen, Dana was the Vice President of Government Affairs at the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce where she headed the lobbying arm of the Triangle’s largest nonprofit business membership organization representing two-thirds of the private sector employment in Wake County. In her role, she positioned the organization at the forefront of issues that impacted the business community while increasing its visibility and credibility with elected officials and local community stakeholders. Dana also served as a liaison with the Governor’s NCWorks Commission which oversees the state’s workforce development system, crafts policy, and advises the Governor, General Assembly, state and local agencies, and businesses on how to strengthen the state’s workforce.