Dawn is the CEO of Boost Engagement. She is responsible for overall corporate leadership and execution of all brands within the Boost Engagement portfolio. Boost Engagement, LLC is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise comprised of four dynamic and progressive business brands customers. Shumsky specializes in made-to-order promotional products and online fulfillment stores. Boost Rewards is a full-service employee engagement company that develops online rewards and recognition programs that drives business objectives and improves culture. For 32 years, Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows has provided millions of pre and post-operative pillow to over 1,000 hospitals and millions of patients across the country. Outta the Box Dispensers, LLC are manufactured with focus on maximizing brand messaging for at-shelf POS, appealing to consumers when it matters most – in the store. Our family of companies was recently named in the Top 50 Fastest Women-Owned Businesses in the world and 2018 honoree for the Best Places to Work by the Dayton Business Journal.
Dawn is the former Chief Operating Officer of Cision, where she led sales, marketing, finance, analysis, research and content acquisition to drive the overall strategic vision for North America. Prior to joining Cision in 2012, Dawn held key leadership positions over a 20 year career within LexisNexis in corporate responsibility, global licensing, business development, sales and marketing.
Dawn is an attorney and current member of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and a member of the American Bar Association Anti Human Trafficking Task Force. She is a frequent speaker on the role of business in combating human trafficking and is the co-author of Doing Well by Doing Good “CSR for Bars” published in the Spring 2012 Bar Leader Magazine, an ABA publication.
Dawn is passionate about the arts and served on the Board of Trustees for the Dayton Art Institute and is a past member of the Board of Directors of Culture Works.