PRESIDENT & FOUNDER
Dawn’s passion for inspiring others to new heights in the past 10 years has grabbed the attention of many in her community with a contagious energy. Holding degrees in Counseling Psychology, Counseling Ministry, Psychology and emphasizing the Behavioral Sciences, she has dedicated her life’s mission to HELP HEAL and GROW her community by getting to know other small business owners, executives in the nonprofit world, as well as the elite leaders of the Inland Empire by mentoring a “Build Up from Within” program in mental health and emotional pain which can include workplace trauma.
To ensure the change that Mental and Emotional Wellness are embraced, Dawn has taken her nonprofit work to the streets by speaking/advocating on various topics such as: Mental Fitness, Emotional Wellness tactics in mind, body and spirit, strategies on moving forward towards a more fulfilling lifestyle before/during COVID norms, motivational help for others in the workplace (in-home and digital) Cancer Care, Eating Disorders, Art therapies, Chaplaincy and more!
She has worked with families and built programs for in-home cognitive behavioral learning techniques and educates others within a vast population of the Inland Empire including schools, hospice care and churches.
Dawn has dedicated her time in volunteering with Rotary of Club of Redlands, Redlands Bowl Associates, Redlands Chamber of Commerce, The Unforgettables Foundation and Business Women’s Associates of San Bernardino since 2011. Her passion is to serve others and learn from the experts.
October 2019 Dawn was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer and has been utilizing Covid regulations as a time to heal and educate others more on the importance of nutrition and mental fitness techniques to overcome disease. She is free and clear of any cancer currently July 2020.
In March 2020, Dawn was awarded the Women of Distinction 40th District by James C. Ramos.
Currently, she answers the call through zoom and telehealth and serves as the Mental Health Support and Instructor Talk Circles (ZOOM) at Family Service Association of Redlands and has joined together with the Redlands Strong Campaign for community outreach and hospitality gift bags.
HELP, HEAL, AND GROW
The Red Blazer of Excellence
Achievement Award 2020
Woman of Distinction 2020 of the
40th district from James C. Ramos