University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dawn McCauley

Executive Director, IT Center of Excellence


Dawn’s career began at Maytag where she spent 15 years leading a variety of ERP implementations as well as achieving her Lean Sigma green belt certification.

She also spent 4 years with Amtrak where she helped their procurement organization establish strategic performance metrics and spend analytics.

The last 11 years have been with the State of Wisconsin, with a portion of that time spent at the University of Wisconsin on the HRS PeopleSoft implementation prior to her role with the State as the Executive Director of the STAR Program Office.