Window Rock, Arizona, For Immediate Release, September 15, 2020 – Diné Development Corporation (DDC) Chief Financial Officer, Dawn Buzzell, was named as a Finance Monthly CFO Award winner for September 2020. The Finance Monthly CFO Awards is a publication that recognizes the successes and innovative visions of CFOs in wide-ranging industries across the world. The well-deserved recognition was based on Dawn Buzzell’s financial management and leadership expertise that has steered DDC’s business and financial growth.

“Dawn has developed DDC’s financial infrastructure into robust, DCAA-compliant systems. The Navajo Nation can be assured that our finances are managed accurately and policies and procedures are governed effectively,” stated Austin Tsosie, CEO. “Dawn’s well-deserved recognition speaks volumes for her hard work and tireless diligence for our organization. Thank you, Dawn, for your dedication.”

Dawn has been instrumental in developing and perfecting the corporation-wide shared services model, which serves as the focal operating point of DDC in support of six subsidiary companies. Her guidance during DDC’s corporate reorganization has led to increased profitability and organizational efficiencies, which has directly resulted in doubling company size and expanding the revenue and customer base worldwide. Dawn’s proven leadership experience, coupled with distinguished financial and business acumen, have enabled her to skillfully build and expand DDC’s organizational and financial positioning.

Click here to view Dawn’s feature in the Finance Monthly CFO Awards Winners Edition.

Diné Development Corporation (DDC) is wholly-owned by the Navajo Nation and was established in 2004 to facilitate the Nation’s opportunities to conduct business through the creation of subsidiary corporations, joint ventures, and partnerships. DDC’s business portfolio comprises six companies, including NOVA, DDC IT Services, DDC 4C, BRIC, Diné Source, and North Stone. For more information about DDC and our family of subsidiary companies, visit www.ddc-dine.com.

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Contact: Jocelyn Billy-Upshaw, Director of Marketing | jocelyn.billy-upshaw@ddc-dine.com