Dana Badgerow

President and CEO

Prior to joining the BBB as President and CEO, Dana Badgerow held a Cabinet position with the State of Minnesota, where she served as Commissioner of the Department of Administration. In that role she oversaw all the administrative functions of the state and spearheaded the Governor’s Drive to Excellence, a set of comprehensive recommendations to reform state government and reduce waste. Prior to that, she served as Vice-President of MTS Systems, Inc., an industrial motor business, and Vice-President of Global Operations at Honeywell, Inc, where she also held numerous other senior management positions in a 27 year career with the company. Dana holds a BA in English from Principia College, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri and her MBA in Operations from Loyola College in Baltimore.