Jan Mercer Dahms is the Managing Director at Plum Alley, working specifically in the area of Business Development. Plum Alley is the go-to place for female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses to raise capital to fund ideas, initiatives, programs, projects, and dreams.
She has been building great end-user experiences from the bottom-up for the past 20+ years. Serving a diverse client base that includes media, fashion, beauty, education, retail, pharma, and finance. Ms. Dahms’ consulting practice in business development and brand experience management addresses critical areas that can make or break a company brand: performance, trust, and reputation. Her front-line, “getting close to the customer” approach has well-served a C-Suite career spanning operational restructuring, employee engagement projects, change management, revenue development, and re-branding launches. In addition to her branding consultancy practice, Ms. Dahms has also served in senior level finance positions for organizations and companies as diverse as Planned Parenthood, Teach for America, and Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation.
In 2012, Jan Mercer Dahms launched 6-Figures, a networking initiative for highly accomplished, professional women. 6-Figures’ goal is to revolutionize how professional women network, providing highly curated, face-to-face experiences for women to connect and develop deep relationships. The group engages women with 10+ years of transformative leadership experience spanning diverse industries, job functions, and company sizes. 6-Figures opens doors, creates opportunities and closes deals. Jan Mercer Dahms earned a MBA in International Business and lives in NYC.