Dawaon Edwards

ABOUT People Dawaon Edwards

Dawaon Edwards 
Senior Administrative Assistant & Office Manager

Dawaon Edwards is SECF’s senior administrative assistant and office manager. She provides key administrative support to all SECF staff, particularly the president and CEO. Dawaon also works closely with the executive vice president in several areas, include tracking and management of expenses and other financial matters.
Dawaon has more than 10 years of experience as an executive administrative professional and nearly 20 years supporting executives and staff, interfacing with internal and external clients, and facilitating logistics for domestic and international meetings and workshops. Before coming to SECF, she spent two years at Delta Air Lines, providing administrative support to several key executives, managers and their teams. Prior to working at Delta, she also provided executive support at CHEP Containers and GE Energy, both based in Atlanta.
Dawaon holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from Mercer University. A native of Illinois, she has three adult children – two sons and one daughter.

Contact Dawaon at dawaon@secf.org.

Southeastern Council of Foundations
100 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2080
Atlanta, GA 30303

Visiting SECF:
All staff are working remotely at this time but can still be reached via email and by calling (404) 524-0911.

Monday-Thursday from 9:00am–6:00pm (ET)
Friday from 9:00am–12:00pm (ET)

Phone: (404) 524-0911
Fax: (404) 523-5116

Mission: SECF strengthens Southern philanthropy, welcoming our members to listen, learn and collaborate on ideas and actions to help build an equitable, prosperous South.