Dawn DeCosta launched her one-to-one technology consulting firm called Tech Savvy in 2013. After working for Apple both in their retail and business services group, she started her consultancy with the mission to make technology less intimidating for those who are just getting started or have slipped behind the times in terms of mastering the latest tools and devices. She has conducted numerous individual and group training sessions throughout the Western Connecticut area focusing on learning and being comfortable with technology. Her speaking engagements are filled with tips and tricks for Apple devices and how you can use technology to enhance your life, be more efficient with you time and easily connect with clients, family and friends.
She is the parent of two teenagers and married to her college sweetheart. She has been an active volunteer in her community serving as the Co-President of Brookfield Neighbors and Newcomers and was a long time member of the Brookfield PTO Cultural Committee. In 2006, she spearheaded an arts project in conjunction with Brookfield Arts Commission which brought community produced murals to the façade of Huckleberry Hill Elementary School. She currently is working with Stage Hands, an organization to promote the performing arts at Brookfield High and on the fundraising committee of the BHS Graduation Party. As a member of the events committee of the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, she hopes to bring exciting learning and network events to the businesses of Brookfield and surrounding areas.
Dawn graduated from Marist College with a degree in marketing, attended Boston University’s Graduate School of Communications and has completed the Dale Carnegie leadership-training program. Previously, Dawn worked as a technology consultant for the Brookfield Public School System, a Relationship Manager at US Bank and a Sales Manager for Spirit Cruises.
Dawn loves all things technology and is an avid user of some of the newest computer and mobile devices. While she embraces technology, she has also come to appreciate the incredible effect these tools can have on one’s personal life, the balance that is needed when using these devices and the importance of never letting technology replace the human connection.