Dawn Grove, Immediate Past Chair

Corporate Counsel, Karsten Manufacturing Corporation (PING)

Dawn Grove is Corporate Counsel for Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, the parent company of PING and related subsidiaries, and has served on the board of directors of Karsten Manufacturing Corporation continuously since 1995.  KMC’s main subsidiary, PING, is one of the top golf equipment brands in the U.S. and exports about half of its products outside the U.S.  Ms. Grove chaired the Arizona Manufacturers Council, and serves on the boards of directors of the  Arizona  Commerce  Authority and the National Association of Manufacturers. In 2015, she was appointed to former President Obama’s U.S. Manufacturing Council, which advised the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on issues related to strengthening U.S. manufacturers and achieving policy solutions that allow them to remain globally competitive.  In 2016, Governor Ducey appointed her to chair the Workforce Arizona Council, the state’s workforce development board pursuant to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  In 2017, she began serving on the Executive Committee of the National Association of State Workforce Board Chairs.  In 2020, she became chair of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Prior to going in-house with Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, Ms. Grove practiced law in California and Arizona, primarily representing manufacturers. She received her doctor of Jurisprudence from Pepperdine University School of Law.

Ms. Grove is married to Rawleigh Grove and they have three children.  She serves in non-profit organizations that provide community service and global relief efforts, has a black belt in Taekwon-do, and mentors young adults.