Director of Financial Literacy
certified public accountant • certified internal auditor • reentry career support
Autumn Dawkins is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor who believes “financial literacy is critical to ending the cycle of economic incarceration.” Autumn offers financial literacy counseling and support to TDC’s clients who are recently released from prison.
Autumn has over 16 years of experience in public accounting and corporate internal auditing. Autumn began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she specialized in corporate disputes and forensic accounting. Following her tenure at PwC, Autumn worked in internal audit management for the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Tyson Foods and Blue Cross Blue Shield where she developed corporate risk assessments and led audit engagement planning and execution. Autumn acutely understands that people leaving prison must be able to access the legitimate economy in order to build a sound financial foundation for their successful reentry.