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The employees at Adams and Reese are the best. We all work together as a team to make things happen and continually improve processes. Every day is a new challenge.

As CFO of Adams and Reese, Dana Bird heads day-to-day financial management of the firm, overseeing all accounting and finance activities. Dana works closely with the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and is a leader in the planning and execution of the firm’s strategic goals. Through her work, Dana ensures the firm’s continued financial health and success.

Dana joined Adams and Reese in 2016 as Controller. Her background in financial management and her institutional knowledge of the firm give her a solid understanding of the firm’s operations.

Dana started her career at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Through the years, she has held various auditing and controller positions in the public and private sectors including Chemfix Technologies, Inc., and RutterRex, Inc. She has held other accounting and finance roles within local and regional companies in the New Orleans and Lake Charles areas.

Dana is an inactive Certified Public Accountant.

Disclaimer: Dana Bird is not licensed to practice law.


  • University of New Orleans, B.S., 1981, Accounting, cum laude

Community Involvement

Dana participates in the firm’s HUGS charitable foundation events.


Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Association of Legal Administrators, New Orleans
  • Association of Legal Administrators, National Chapter