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Dawn Baker
Dawn Baker
Senior Manager, Midtown Events



Dawn is the Senior Manager of Midtown Events. Midtown Events is responsible for building community and creating memorable experiences in Midtown Raleigh. Dawn and her team plan and produce events for the North Hills property including the Midtown Beach Music Series, Midtown Bluegrass Series, Friday Night Tributes Series, North Hills Kids Program, Midtown Farmers’ Market, Wellness Wednesdays and more totaling over 325 events per year. Midtown Events is also tasked with selling and managing all outdoor branding initiatives and promotions at North Hills.

In addition to ensuring successful implementing a full events schedule, Dawn is responsible for management of the Midtown Events team, creating and adhering to the budget, reaching annual fundraising goals, and logistics for all major events or event series. She also acts as a liaison, working closely with Kane Realty leadership and the North Hills Property Management team.

Prior to Kane, Dawn worked as an Account Executive in recruitment advertising. After a five year break to raise her son, she began working with several local non-profit groups where she planned annual, large-scale community fundraising events. She successfully planned and managed black-tie galas, walk events, and bike races with a focus on raising community awareness, furthering the organizational mission, and exceeding campaign fundraising goals.

Dawn is a graduate of Appalachian State University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business. She was also a member of the Appalachian State Women’s Tennis team.

Dawn is a Raleigh native with a strong love for the city. She takes great pride in its growth. Dawn is happily married with one child. When she is not at work she is most likely cheering her son on at an athletic event, traveling in order to explore another great US city, or singing along at a concert. In her spare time, Dawn likes to run, read, and play tennis.