Dawn Rhine is an enthusiastic and experienced IAF-Certified Professional Facilitator™ (IAF-CPF™), who demonstrates proficiency in the group interaction process and structure. Dawn offer services and expertise to guide all types of groups through various objectives from gathering viewpoints to decision-making, with commitment to achieving the best outcomes through focused collaboration. Dawn's talent in planning and guiding group interactions has resulted in more cooperative, efficient, and effective results gaining that all-important support and commitment for execution of decisions.
Based on her talents, Dawn launched the facilitation practice of Synergy Forces LLC in 2005 as a woman-owned, small business. Offering professional services and expertise to government, associations, and corporations, Dawn has helped groups focus on their purpose, drawing out the collective wisdom for greater results. She has expertly guided group discussions for a wide array of organizations and participants.
Prior to launching Synergy Forces, for nearly 20 years, Dawn served as a manager/director leading teams to successfully implement strategies for effective results. While in this role, she also served as "internal" facilitator for various boards, committees, and internal teams with a focus on strategic planning, problem solving, customer service, and process improvement.
In 2008, Dawn achieved the prestigious designation of Certified Professional Facilitator™ (CPF™) by the International Association of Facilitators, and was re-certified in 2012, and again in 2016. This designation is awarded based on a stringent evaluation of knowledge, experience, and demonstration of facilitation skills. Additionally, in 2008, Dawn was certified to administer and analyze the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator(R) for personality preferences.
Utilizing a unique blend of methodologies, thoroughness, and adaptability, Dawn encourages everyone to particpate openly in a safe environment. This is accomplished with Dawn's expertise and neutrality, allowing groups to openly share, brainistorm ideas, and/or reach their goals as a cohesive unit. Once an agreement is reached, it becomes a beacon for decisions and success for future endeavors.
Education, Certifications, and Professional Development:
- Bachelor of Science, Business Marketing, University of Maryland, University College, College Park
- Certified Professional Facilitator(TM) (CPF(TM)) by the International Association of Facilitators
- MBTI(R) Certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator(R)
- Continual coursework and study in relevant fields, including strategic planning, organizational development, construction partnering, team performance, project management, and more.