Dawn Harrington is from Nashville, TN. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Recording Industry Management and Public Relations from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Information Technology from Bethel University. Dawn is currently a doctoral candidate in International Business at Walden University.
Dawn has worked in the entertainment industry for 12 years in many capacities including as executive assistant to the CEO of Chopper City Records and operations management for Trill Entertainment, both of which had major record label deals with Atlantic Records. She is the owner of IBS Agency, LLC, and was the assistant to the music instrument coordinator for the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Balls.
In 2014, Dawn started working with Ban The Box Nashville, and in November 2015, the Metropolitan Council of Nashville and Davidson County voted to direct Metropolitan Human Resources to implement a Ban the Box policy for most government jobs. The new policy took effect on January 1, 2016.
Today, Harrington is empowering young ladies through the F.A.W.M. (Fearfully and Wonderfully Made) song and movement. She is the systems manager for the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, and is the executive director of Free Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that was created to reunite families by providing education, support, and advocacy to families affected by incarceration.