President and Founder of The McGruder Group, CPAs
As President of The McGruder Group, Dawn manages the overall strategic planning and direction of the firm. Dawn is committed to providing the tax and accounting services her clients are looking for. She finds it especially rewarding to help her small business clients’ dreams become reality by providing the essential financial services, education and expertise they need to succeed. She is proud of the friendly, supportive culture she has built at the firm.
Dawn graduated from the University of Richmond in Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is currently serving as President of the Greater DC Chapter of The National Association of Women Business Owners and as Treasurer of the Old Town Fairfax Business Association. She is active in community associations and organizations and is a frequent speaker on a variety of tax and accounting topics.
Dawn is an avid reader and loves to travel, exploring the history and culture of new places. She enjoys spending time in the Outer Banks with family and friends and visiting the vineyards of Virginia. She is a big fan of DC sports teams and has been married to her husband, Rich, for over 40 years. A proud mother of three children, she also have four young grandchildren.