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DAI Partners, Partner


DAI Partners is a privately held, 25 year old company that helps financial services companies achieve their business and marketing goals and delivers measurable results through strategic public relations and communications programs, both external and internal.


Prior to founding DAI Partners in 1989, Angela Dailey was Senior Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of Drexel Burnham Lambert. She headed the investment bank’s communications efforts for more than 16 years, with responsibility for internal and external communications, including advertising, press relations, employee communications and sales promotion. Angela has extensive experience in all areas of corporate communications, and unique expertise in crisis management.


As head of communications during Drexel Burnham’s three-year investigation by the government, she provided leadership in developing strategy and implementing the firm’s crisis management efforts. The advertising and employee communications programs she oversaw were nationally recognized as innovative and effective. Angela was selected by Business Week to conduct seminars on crisis management for its Executive Seminar Series.


Angela has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA City of New York and has served on the Boards of Directors of the Financial Women’s Association and The Drexel Burnham Foundation. She was elected to the YWCA’s Academy of Women Achievers, and has served as a director of the Academy. Angela was the founding chairman of the Securities Industry Association’s Public Information Committee.


She currently serves on several non-profit boards including WISE, Women Investing in Security and Education. She is a graduate of Trinity College in Washington, DC.


Angela Z. Dailey

Advisory Board Member

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