About Us

Dawn Cacciotti founder of EngageHRnow®, has over 25 years of strategic HR experience.  As a human resources strategist, author, and passionate speaker, Dawn is an advocate for the importance of strategic HR to the success of all organizations. EngageHRnow®, founded in 2014 is a human resources consulting firm specializing in employee engagement, organizational culture, and human capital solutions for small to mid-size associations and for-profit business.

Dawn has won numerous honors for her leadership in the area of Engagement, Strategy and Well-being. In 2014 she was recognized by Employee Benefits News as the “Benefits Leadership – Judges Choice” award winner, led the strategic human capital change at the National Restaurant Association allowing them to be awarded the coveted Washington Post Top Workplace list in Washington, D.C., and was a Human Resources Strategic Alignment honoree for the HRLA awards.

EngageHRnow’s vision statement, “Get them to Great” exemplifies the passion that Dawn has for partnering with organizations that are not satisfied with just being good; they are ready to become great! She assists organizations to effectively build their Human Resources infrastructure and guides the leadership team in developing the organizational culture while educating and engaging the staff on how they directly impact the overall success of the business.

Dawn has shared her strategic HR insights at the US Chamber of Commerce small business summit, numerous Association Trends events, BLR webinars focused on providing thoughtful HR expertise that will help positively shape organizational cultures, and has been a featured speaker at many organization events.

As the founder of EngageHRnow®, Dawn has teamed up with a consortium of business experts to help small and mid-size business advance their results by operating as their virtual and on-site strategic HR leader.

She is a member of American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Neuroleadership Institute, Society for Human Resources (SHRM), Human Capital Institute (HCI), and the Human Resources Leadership Forum (HRLF). She holds certifications as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and has her Bachelors of Science in Human Resources Management.

Dawn currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.