A proud native of Champaign-Urbana, IL, Dawn has spent the majority of her life immersed in its vibrant culture and cheering on the Fighting Illini!
With a diverse professional background spanning many areas of customer service including finance, and health insurance; Dawn discovered her true calling in real estate in 2013. Starting as an executive administrator for a prominent team, she swiftly progressed, obtaining her license and evolving from a team player to a standout individual agent. Fueling her ambition, she eventually founded her own successful team, The Innovate 217 Real Estate Team.
Dawn’s commitment to crafting exceptional client experiences, coupled with her extensive customer service expertise, has positioned her among the top agents in both her office and the Champaign-Urbana region. At the core of her business is an unwavering commitment to integrity, cultivating not just satisfied clients, but devoted fans for life.
Dawn has earned multiple designations as a Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Pricing Strategy Analyst (PSA), and Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE)
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Dawn is recognized as a community connector, forging valuable relationships through her real estate endeavors. As an investor herself, she is a go-to resource in various capacities, consistently delivering her best in every commitment she undertakes.
Deeply passionate about volunteering, Dawn dedicates her time to Crime Stoppers organizations. Serving as the Vice-President on her local board, an At-Large Director for Crime Stoppers USA, and a Director with Crime Stoppers International; she channels her energy into making a positive impact.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Dawn finds joy in travel and always finds a way to fit in sports or music within a trip. She has been married to Zach since 2016 and her son, Brian, is currently a sophomore in college in Gainesville, FL.