Dawn Ofodile joined VyStar Credit Union's Community Engagement team in 2022; in this capacity, she manages the organization's community partnerships, sponsorships, and volunteer engagement across the Central Florida region. Prior to joining Vystar, Dawn served as Fifth Third Bank's Community & Economic Development Relationship Manager since 2019, and before that was the Community Relations Manager at the University of Central Florida since 2011. Over the years, she has held communications and sales/marketing positions in both the private and non-profit sectors in Orlando, New Orleans and Chicago. Dawn has a BA in mass communication from Loyola University New Orleans and an MPA from Bernard M. Baruch College in New York.
Dawn has served on boards and committees for several local organizations, including the Orlando Economic Partnership, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Winter Park Alumni Council, Winter Park Housing Authority, UNCF Orlando Leadership Council, Oviedo-Winter Springs Chamber of Commerce, the City of Orlando Mayor's Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, and the UCF Town & Gown Council. She is a graduate of Leadership Winter Park Class XXVI and currently serves as the Alumni Council immediate past president, as well as Leadership West Orange, Connect DTO, and Athena NextGen. She resides in beautiful Winter Park with her husband Bryan and son Brody.