Dawn most recently served as VP of Global Sales and Business Development for WWStay, a travel technology provider serving the hotel, serviced apartments and extended stay space. There, she worked with corporations and travel management companies to optimize technology in the complex world of extended stay travel programs.
Prior to WWStay, Dawn served in various leadership positions within the sales, account management, business development, corporate brand RFP, sales training, and operational sales process development departments at Extended Stay America and Woodspring Suites.
She started her career with ANA (All Nippon Airways) before moving to into sales, working for prestigious hotels and resorts within the Hilton brands. She then successfully led the start-up and development of JADE Event Management, Inc., whose clients included numerous Fortune 500 leaders.
Dawn is a Certified Travel Executive (CTE) and served on the MPI Tampa Bay Chapter for over a decade holding various board positions, including Chapter President. She also has been actively involved as a member of ACTE, GBTA, Worldwide ERC and SHRM.
Dawn will continue to be based in St. Petersburg, Fla.