Dawn Olmstead is a senior-level business development executive with experience in a broad base of industries. She is especially skilled in growth and sales management and customer experience, proactively crafting strategies to exceed goals. In her role as Swier Law Firm's Vice President of Business Development, Dawn is responsible for raising the profile of the Business & Corporate Law Practice Group, and helping to acquire new clients and expand existing client relationships.
Dawn began her career in banking at Central Bank, a $2.3B Colorado-based bank holding company with 23 branches, where she managed retail liability banking products. More recently, she led key accounts for Gannet Media in healthcare, finance, and retail verticals, earning a top 30 sales leader commendation for the United States. Dawn also worked in the airline industry, where she gained multi-location management experience, working with over 90 member stations. She is actively engaged in Sioux Falls business community including the Sales & Marketing Executives.
As a fifth generation South Dakotan, Dawn earned her undergraduate degree in Business from Bellevue University and returned to her home state after experiences in Colorado, Minnesota, Virginia and Florida.
Dawn has four children and five grandchildren. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, exercise, and sports.