Dana Cappiello works very hard getting her clients where they want to go. She truly has fun at what she does and loves people. She is caring and loyal to her clients. She knows her marketplace and is aggressive in marketing properties.
Dana Cappiello currently lives in Portola Valley and is an active member of the community. She is a single mother of two teenage boys, Derek and Dylan, who both attend Canada Collegel. Dana graduated with a BS in marketing from San Jose State University and has an Associate \Arts degree in fashion merchandising from the College of San Mateo.
Dana was a clothing designer prior to becoming a real estate agent and owned her own design firm for nearly twenty years. She has designed clothing for adidas, Macys,Saks Fifth Avenue, Target and numerous retailers throughout the US and Canada. This design ability is helpful in real estate. She can quickly determine how to best improve a home's décor with a minimal budget, quickly.
Dana imported her designs from the Far East both through her own Hong Kong office and through trade agents. When possible, she also manufactured within the US. This experience has been invaluable in terms of her negotiating skills, attention to detail and being able to work with a wide variety of people.
Dana is also the cofounder of the Until There's a Cure Foundation, which distributes the AIDS bracelet and has raised over $6 million for AIDS prevention, education and vaccine development. This grassroots organization teamed up with the San Francisco Giants to hold the first ever AIDS awareness event by a major sports franchise. The foundation, with Dana's direction, also coordinated events throughout the country with other teams, singers and celebrities. The foundation has had a major impact on the AIDS community and was the intial funder for two important AIDS vaccine foundations, the International Aids Vaccine Initiative and the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, both of which are now funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dana currently serves as treasurer on the AVAC board, based in NYC.
Dana is energetic, hard working and enthusiastic. She has a positive attitude and can handle fast paced transactions. She has an extensive marketing background, both domestically and internationally. She is confident and has the references to support her. If you are looking for an agent who is tough, yet easy to work with, she's the person.