Dawn has been hired by IBE Consulting Engineers (IBE) as the new director of lighting design.
“Her award-winning design skills and leadership experience will be an important part of the future of our lighting design department,” said Alan Locke, founder and principal of IBE Consulting Engineers.
“Leading IBE Lighting Design is an exciting opportunity to blend lighting design with IBE’s commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability,” Hollingsworth said.
Dawn joins IBE with more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently as managing partner at Visual Terrain Inc. She has garnered industry recognition for creating lighting solutions for a wide range of civic, commercial, and private, and public mixed-use projects. Hollingsworth was honored as the Architectural Lighting Designer of the Year by Lighting Dimensions International in 2000, in addition to winning numerous awards from the International Assn. of Lighting Designers (IALD), Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and the International Interior Design Assn. (IIDA). She is also a Lighting Certified (LC) professional.
Dawn has a bachelor of fine arts in theatre design and technical production from the University of Oklahoma, and an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.