Dominic Lawson is a native Memphian that is dedicated to empowering people in an effort to move society
forward. He is a graduate of Westwood High School and began his professional career at Regions Bank.
After a year in banking, he went on to serve in the Army. After his service, he returned to banking and
pursued a Bachelors’s Degree in Business Administration at National American University. In 2014, he cofounded
an educational consulting firm, OWLS, LLC, with his wife, Kenda Lawson. At Owls, he serves as
its COO as they create curriculum and provide professional development to schools, school districts, nonprofits,
and corporations. Since 2016, Dominic has been the host of The Startup Life Podcast, giving his
audience the edge it needs in building their businesses and climbing the corporate ladder. Dominic is also
the current board president of the non-profit Hot Foot Honey’s, Memphis’ first and only tap dance company.
Embark Alumnus of The New Memphis Institute. Dominic’s current community service commitments
include Coach/Mentor at LITE Memphis, Mentor at STS Enterprise, and Corporate sponsor of the