Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Dana Cooper
Position: Sponsorship Marketing Consultant

Phone: (520) 626-4122

Dana joinded the UA Athletics/IMG team in March 2009, as a well-respected Tucson radio and television veteran. He served for three years as the host of "Inside Arizona Business" television show on Tucson's NBC affiliate. The show profiled successful businesses and business people, and covered the issues driving economic development and business growth in Southern Arizona.

Dana also served as principal marketing consultant with Monopolize Your Marketplace. He taught businesses how to separate themselvess from their competitors and to generate more business by communicating those differences through compelling marketing and advertising messages.

For 13 years, he produced and hosted the basketball and football coaches' television shows for the University of Arizona Athletics. He has also worked for FOX Sports Net Arizona, KTTU-TV and Tucson's ESPN radio affiliate in covering University of Arizona football and basketball.

Cooper is a former sales manager and director of training and development for the Journal Broadcast Group, a cluster of four radio stations in Tucson.

He is past-chairman of the Tucson Fiesta Bowl Committee and serves on the board of directors of the Good Friday Breakfast and the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

He and his wife, Allison, have three daughters, Quincy, 15, Kennedy, 14, and Megan, 13. They are active at Casas Adobes Baptist Church in Tucson.