Dawn has over 20 years of progressive audit, accounting and tax experience in private industry management as well as in both national and regional public accounting firms. She is an accomplished and focused finance director with a history of consistently creating efficiencies and developing staff, allowing for expanded responsibilities within the finance function. Dawn also has a proven ability to establish, challenge and improve existing processes and systems. She also maintains strong internal control, technical and reporting skills.
Previously, Dawn served as the Director of Finance/Controller and Asst. Treasurer at ParenteBeard LLC, a Top 25 CPA firm with approximately 1,000 team members and 20 offices. She was also primarily responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial reporting for the operations of the national Breast Cancer 3Day, a $90M national event series that partnered with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. During her public accounting career, Dawn worked at KPMG as well other regional accounting firms, where she was consistently assigned to key engagements, including the office’s largest financial services, reinsurance, not-for-profit and government clients.
Dawn graduated cum laude from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She is a licensed CPA in the state of PA and is a member of the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). Dawn also a former Co-Chair of the Baker Tilly International North American CFO Committee.