Dawn Newsome

Commander-In-Chief & Creative Director

Dawn is Moonlight’s Commander-in-Chief (i.e. Owner). Dawn graduated magna cum laude from James Madison University with a BFA and a concentration in graphic design. She later earned her MBA with a concentration in marketing from the McColl School at Queens University of Charlotte. With roots in graphic design, Dawn has been plugged into Charlotte’s creative scene since 1994. Combining her experience as a designer and business owner, she prioritizes impactful solutions that meet the client’s immediate goals. As Moonlight’s master and commander, she leads with a client-first philosophy, believing that Moonlight’s job is to be the creative partner clients turn to for trusted guidance, ah-ha ideas, and award-winning work.

Awards & Recognition:

2017 Spirit of Women Executives Award
2009 Ethics in Business Award
2009 The Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women
2007 Community Blood Center Vision Award
2006 Charlotte Business Journal 40 under 40
2006 Link Leading Lady
2002 Charlotte Business Journal Women In Business Achievement Award

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930 East Blvd., Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28203
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