about Dana Karakaplan


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Campaign and Media Director

With an extensive professional journey marked by exceptional accomplishments, Dana Karakaplan exemplifies a blend of mastery and innovation that characterizes the best in the industry in her role as Campaign & Media Director at OFFICIAL. In this role, Dana leads the development of brand level media and advertising partnerships, shaping the firm's identity in an ever-evolving market. Collaborating with the Agent Marketing and Experience Team, Dana steers the creation of print and digital media opportunities that embody OFFICIAL's dedication to forging change in the real estate industry. 

As the Media Director at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, she skillfully directed regional, national, and international advertising campaigns, a role that underscored her knack for strategic development and creative prowess. Prior to that, her tenure as Business Development Manager at Niche Media further showcased her business acumen and knack for fostering strategic growth.

Notably, Dana's commitment to excellence extends beyond real estate. Her four-year tenure as a Consultant at Lavender Fields Communications, where she spearheaded creative brand building across diverse platforms, exemplifies her ability to curate rewarding partnerships and elevate global connections. This experience cemented Dana's reputation as a seasoned professional with a sophisticated understanding of the industry's pulse.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Dana is a dynamic individual with a deep appreciation for life's many facets. Outside of work, she nurtures her passion for pottery and yoga, and supports philanthropic endeavors such as Hamptons Community Outreach & The Retreat. A visionary with a penchant for learning, Dana's journey is an embodiment of her mission to connect, grow, and achieve in both her personal and professional spheres.


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