Dawn has practiced public accounting since 1995. She provides federal, state, and global R&D tax services for small, middle-market, and large corporations, as well as S-corporations and partnerships. Dawn has worked with clients in the software, electronics, manufacturing, aerospace, engineering, and gaming industries, and has saved her clients significant amounts of tax dollars.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Dawn worked at Oracle, where she conducted in-house global R&D studies in Australia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, and Ireland. Earlier in her career she worked at Big Four and regional firms.

Selected Publications

  • "A Closer Look at R&D Tax Credits for the Oil and Gas Industry" (Moss Adams Insight, June 2019)
  • "Tax Court Emphasizes Documentation is Required for R&D Tax Credit Eligibility" (Moss Adams Alert, May 2019)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • R&D Tax Credits – Overview & Opportunity
    (TriNet, April 2019)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BA, accounting, University of Colorado, Boulder