Dawn Batts manages the capital program for tech entrepreneurs at TechTown Detroit. Dawn has a wealth of strategic planning, financial management and entrepreneurial experience. She was a partner in an asset management firm where her responsibilities included developing and implementing strategic plans, managing operations as well as ensuring the firm met compliance requirements.
Dawn shared ownership and operational responsibilities for other businesses including a luggage cart company in a major airport and an ink refilling franchise. Her professional positions outside of her entrepreneurial ventures included project manager for new product development, accountant, and management consultant.
She has been an adjunct professor at Wayne State University, Lawrence Technological University, Wayne County Community College, and a co-instructor at the University of Michigan. Dawn has served on a variety local and national nonprofit boards. She completed her undergrad studies at Michigan State University, her MBA at University of Michigan, and her Ph.D at Wayne State University.