Shana started with CELJ in July of 2019, and manages overall development and communications for the organization. She holds a Master of Public Affairs degree and a Master of Music degree from UNC Greensboro, and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia. Prior to joining CELJ, Shana worked in higher education at the University at Buffalo and Niagara University, and has experience in donor relations, event management, grant writing, direct fundraising, and alumni engagement. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband Matt, and their son Benjamin. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network, and the Dale Association.