Dawn graduated from the University of South Florida with bachelor degrees in Medical Technology and Microbiology. In 1988, while she worked full time at Fleet Bank of Maine, she achieved her Masters in Business at Husson College (now, Husson University) in Bangor, Maine. The concentration for her Masters was taxation. Dawn then went on and received her Juris Doctorate from Franklin Pierce Law School (now, UNH School of Law) in 1994. Her concentration was in taxation, elder law and business.
During her career, Dawn