Dawn is a native Memphian. She grew up in the family Real Estate business along-side her father and grandfather working as an accounts manager. She earned her Real Estate license while attending the University of Mississippi in 1986 and a few years later received her Brokers License as well as her General Contractors License.
Over the past 35 years, she has been involved in all phases of the Real Estate industry both residential and commercial construction, management, leasing, marketing, and sales. She has served numerous candidates for both local and state political offices as a finance committee member, finance chair, treasurer and chief financial officer. She has offered her time to serve on numerous boards and committees such as the Land Use Control Board, City of Memphis Environmental Committee, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Advisory Board as well as the Unified Development Code Advisory Board. She most recently served as an appointee under Shelby County Mayor, Mark Luttrell, as the Administrator of The Shelby County Land Bank, the Real Estate arm for Shelby County Government.
By implementing a commonsense approach, knowledge of the real estate industry, along with her strong work ethic, was successful at increasing revenue by over 500% to over 32 million dollars over the nine years that she served. Dawn’s years of commitment to her clients and community have enabled her to build strong professional relationships that cross diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.