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Dominic K. Hawkins

Business Development & Strategy Professional


May 2013Present

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 2012Apr 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 2012Jun 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 2012May 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 2011Dec 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 2011Aug 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 2008May 2012

Bachelor's of the Arts Degree, Communication & Music

The George Washington University

Presidential Scholarship, University Scholarship and Columbian Merit Scholarship recipient

Sep 2006Jun 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


Millicent Scarlett, Assistant Professor

Lyle Yablonsky, Vice President

Rhonda Binda, Vice President

Gene Foreman, Artistic Director


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

Hobbies & Interests

  • Operatic Vocal Performance
  • Swimming, Running, Hiking 
  • Foodie

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