Dawn Lopez

Associate Professor,  College of Business

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As JWU Charlotte’s first campus controller, I provided guidance to the campus leadership team, coordinated accounting and audit functions with the finance team, and [helped to develop] many of the financial policies and procedures that still exist today.“

Bio

Dawn Lopez earned her bachelor’s degree in business from Winthrop University, as well as an MBA in accounting and finance.

After graduating, Lopez worked for a regional public accounting firm specializing in tax preparation for medical and law LLCs. Subsequently, Lopez served as an accounting manager for a multi-state environmental company and worked closely with several state government audit agencies.

In 2004, Lopez joined JWU where she became the campus’ first campus controller and an integral member of the campus start-up team. She provided guidance to the campus leadership team, coordinated accounting and audit functions with the university finance team, and was instrumental in developing many of the financial policies and procedures that still exist today.

Lopez joined the College of Business as a full-time faculty member in the spring of 2009 and is an active member of the North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA), the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP).

Professional Memberships

  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs