Dana Kunkel

Design Director


Buffalo, New York


University of North Carolina at Charlotte 

Dana Kunkel (She/her/hers) is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator with nearly 15 years of experience in multichannel design. As head of Lautman’s in-house Art department, she leads a team of designers in working with the Account Teams to develop the visual identity of integrated fundraising campaigns for national, regional, and local accounts.

Dana is an active member of the AIGA in Washington DC and regularly attends DMAW events. She is passionate about the value of good design in the fundraising sphere and works to utilize her network of fellow designers and fundraising professionals to make sure that Lautman’s art department is always on top of industry trends.

She is a strong believer in communication and education and enjoys sharing her expertise about the design process with her coworkers and clients.

Dana graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In her spare time she paints, runs, and reads too much. She is based out of Buffalo, NY and is happy to give recommendations for the best places to get wings.