Dana Pollitt - Founder, Managing Partner
Mr. Pollitt has over 20 years of experience working with the private sector and local, state and federal government. He excels in influence marketing, complex real estate redevelopment, business, economic development, strategic communications and has participated in capturing professional service contracts on some of the nation’s largest transportation and infrastructure projects.
Consistently ranked by publications like The Business Journal and Business Leader Magazine as a premier business leader, Mr. Pollitt has been recognized by his peers, elected officials and industry for his innovations in strategic affairs and partnering.
Throughout Mr. Pollitt’s work on behalf of clients, he has emphasized that being effective in developing new business requires integrity, industry expertise, well-crafted communications, passion for a client’s issues and strong relationships. Today, ADEPT’s team, with expertise in multiple industry sectors reflect those values and Mr. Pollitt's own commitment to hard work, discipline, client service and pride in their profession.
Active in community placemaking Mr. Pollitt has a passion for engaging community redevelopment and branding campaigns. He is currently assisting several South Florida communities with redevelopment related goals and visioning.
Mr. Pollitt is actively involved in the community and with philanthropy, having served on numerous boards and committees, including the Broward County Economic Development and Small Business Advisory Board, the City of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Aviation Advisory Board, the Board of Directors for Envision Uptown, Inc., the Board of Directors for the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association, Vice-chair of the Fort Lauderdale Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee and the City of Fort Lauderdale Sustainability Advisory Board.
Mr. Pollitt is a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. As a New York and Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker, Mr. Pollitt has procured over fifty million dollars in complex real estate related transactions ranging from raw developable land, office, industrial, commercial and residential.
He earned his Master’s degree in Management with emphasis in Construction Law from Polytechnic University's School of Engineering and Business Administration and his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy & Law from The University of Kansas.
Mr. Pollitt is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.