Dominic K. Hawkins

Dominic K. Hawkins

Business Development & Strategy Professional


Work experience
May 2013 - Present

Financial Consultant/Account Manager

  • Increased client's net worth and reduced overall risk by designing comprehensive financial plans, delivering presentations to clients, and providing implementation support
  • Contributed to branch asset accumulation goals by achieving 150% of client contacts weekly and 74% prospect to client conversion rate, using consultative sales practices
  • Developed multilevel advertising and social media marketing solutions resulting in 22% increase of clients over a 3 month period
Jun 2012 - Apr 2013

Steering Committee Member, Strategy

Reta Jo Lewis for Mayor, Washington, DC
  • Analyzed and summarized DC political landscape for candidate’s platform
  • Led team of 3 interns to strengthen and implement online marketing/communication strategy for candidate, resulting in increase Klout score by 11% 
  • Negotiated increases in campaign donations and worked closely with campaign finance
Jun 2012 - Jun 2012

Senior Custom Research Analyst

Rain King Solutions
  • Managed team of 12 support analysts to research SaaS industry in Big Data, BYOD trends
  • Influenced contract renewal decision making process by delivering custom research with 98% efficacy and responses within 24 hours
  • Explored opportunities for cross sales and/or expanding current product usage
Jan 2012 - May 2012

Global Intergovernmental Affairs Liaison

U.S. Department of State
  • Designed concepts and presentations for U.S.-Brazil relations for FIFA & Olympic Games, developing economic partnerships for female entrepreneurs and disenfranchised youths
  • Wrote monthly newsletters for office constituents for 2, 000+ constituents
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Office of the Secretary Associate

U.S. Department of Interior
  • Spearheaded communication campaign White House “ Let's Move! Indian Country”
  • Redesigned campaign website to include interactive menu guides
May 2011 - Aug 2011

Corporate Marketing & Communication Intern

APCO Worldwide
  • Developed presentations and responses to Requests for Proposals
  • Created global news reports, analyzed and summarized for business development team


Aug 2008 - May 2012

Bachelor's of the Arts Degree, Communication & Music

The George Washington University

Presidential Scholarship, University Scholarship and Columbian Merit Scholarship recipient

Sep 2006 - Jun 2007

Non-Degree Program

Adelphi University

Studied Graphic Design, eCommerce, Web Design



Account Management

Business & Corporate Communication

Public Speaking

Client Relationship Development

Competitive Analysis


Google Analytics

Adobe Creative Suite

Consultative Sales

Sales Force

Microsoft Office



Series 63


Series 6



German - intermediate, Spanish - intermediate, Italian - beginner, Mandarin Chinese - beginner

Volunteer Work

  • DC Southwest Arts Festival Planning Committee, 2012-2013
  • Co-Founder of Helping, Inspiring, Motivating (H.I.M) Philanthropic Group, 2013 to present
  • Student Relations Chair of GW Black Alumni Association, 2012 to present
  • Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity, Regional Manager, 2012-2013
  • Alpha Kappa Psi, Capitol Area Alumni, Executive Vice President, 2012-2013