Dawnet is a seasoned executive with 30 years of ascending management, sales and technology roles. She is the Executive Vice President with global responsibilities for Donnelley Financial Solutions Capital Markets Group. Dawnet has served on boards and volunteered her professional expertise with a number of charitable organizations. She holds a master’s degree in Organizational Development from Pepperdine University.
Dawnet is often described as a visionary, a strategic thinker, a compassionate leader and a driver of operational excellence. She excels at corporate leadership, strategy, technology sales leadership, building and transforming teams, developing talent, creating value and leading change.
Aligned with her passion for the environment and water advocacy, Dawnet served as Board Member for Water.org and The Pacific Institute. An inspiring keynote speaker, her message of treating everyone with dignity and respect has garnered great interest on social media and has been the hallmark of her leadership brand. Dawnet is an avid golfer who has researched and written a thesis on the correlation between golf awareness/competence and effective leadership.
She was recognized as a “Most Influential Women” honoree in Silicon Valley and is a member of both the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and C200 (a premier organization of women business leaders).