About Dawn

Dawn Meeker is an experienced Partner in Marcum’s Advisory and Consulting practice and a key player in the Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (“FAAS”) practice. She has more than 31 years of experience in public accounting and industry service offerings. Dawn leads the New England Managed Services offerings within the overall FAAS strategy practice. Under Dawn’s guidance, the New England Managed Services practice provides a complete solution of outsourced bookkeeping, financial close and reporting and accounting advisory services to over a hundred companies across the region. In addition to full back office support, Dawn’s practice advises and assists clients on accounting software system implementations, which includes loading data and managing the onboarding and training of all staff on these systems.

She has impressive knowledge within the construction industry due to her 20 years of experience serving as the Controller and Vice President of several companies in the construction industry. Dawn has also previously held Interim Controller roles for many of her clients, where she provides daily accounting and financial operations support (from recording monthly transactions to budgeting, forecasting, and cash management) and comprehensive oversight including identifying opportunities and mitigation of financial risk throughout each phase of the growth process.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Boys and Girls Club of New Haven, First Vice President, 2020, 2021
  • Boys and Girls Club of New Haven, Former Finance Committee Chair 2020
  • Boys and Girls Club of New Haven, Finance Committee 2021-2022
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA)
  • St. Vincent de Paul School, Former Board Member, Former Chairperson
  • Boy Scouts Troop 408, Former Board Member
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Former Member
  • Professional Women in Construction, Secretary, 2020-2022
  • Professional Women in Construction, Awards Committee, 2020-2022
  • Professional Women in Construction, Membership Chair, 2021-2022

Articles & Presentations

  • Benefits to Outsourcing Your Construction Accounting Functions & Technology, CMC Workforce Blog, July 2020
  • Selecting Construction Management and Accounting Software – What Contractors Should Know, co-author, Construction Executive, June 2020
Practice Focus

Controllership
Accounting Software Implementation
Best Practice Implementation

Industry Focus

Construction
Small to Mid-size Business
Not for Profit
Medical Practices
Nursing Homes
Manufacturing

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
University of New Haven