Dunn graduated from Auburn in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. She retired as senior vice president, Corporate Compliance and Corporate Secretary for BellSouth in 2007. She was responsible for handling corporate governance, the company’s ethics program, internal auditing, corporate security, and real estate functions. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School in Birmingham and Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va.
Dunn is a member of Auburn’s 1856 Society, the College of Business Shareholders’ Club, the Auburn Alumni Association, and is a former member of the Atlanta Regional Campaign Committee, the Business Campaign Committee, the Business Advisory Council and the Communications Advisory Council. She has one son Burton Dunn Jr. with her late husband, C. Burton Dunn ’70.