Dawn Halfaker is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Halfaker and Associates, a professional services and technology solutions firm founded in 2006 and headquartered in Arlington, VA. The company provides leading edge, innovative solutions in information technology to government organizations on issues of national and global significance. Dawn served as a Military Policy Officer in the U.S. Army, including assignments to the U.S. South Korea, Kuwait, and Iraq. While in Iraq, Dawn was severely wounded in combat. Dawn is a member of the USO Board of Governors and the Secretary of Labor’s Advisory Committee for Veterans Employer Training and Employer Outreach. Previously, Dawn served as Chairwoman of the Board for the Wounded Warrior Project. She holds a BS degree from the US Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Arts in Security Studies from Georgetown University.