As the CEO, Dawn is focused on growing the impact of StarterStudio and using this organization as a catalyst for building the tech sector throughout the region.
As a leader and mentor, Dawn draws on her deep and diverse background, including more than 35years of international leadership experience, having spearheaded strategic planning, innovation, business development, asset growth, operations, customer experience, and more for a range of companies of varying sizes and stages of growth.
Beyond her vast experience and leadership prowess, what Dawn brings to StarterStudio is a commitment to helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into feasible, sustainable businesses. Her background enables her to help them identify the gaps between where they are and where they want to be, and to pinpoint what they need and need to do to bridge that gap.
Dawn earned an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. In addition to her experience in the private sector, having served in leadership positions with such global organizations as British Airways, Weight Watchers and the Walt Disney Company, she has also served in executive roles for several regional nonprofits and also as an adjunct professor teaching Strategic Management at the University of Central Florida-College of Business Administration.