• Five Star Foundation: New Executive

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    December 03, 2018
    Introducing our new Executive Director
    The Foundation's Board of Directors has some exciting news. We are delighted to inform you that we have selected Shannon Hancock as The Five Star Education Foundation's new Executive Director. Shannon officially joined us on December 1, 2018.
    Shannon is a visionary leader who brings to the foundation experience in advocacy, program support and stewardship. During her recent seven-year tenure as Executive Director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation in Jefferson County, Shannon worked with the Board of Directors to save and then sustain the cherished outdoor program. She rallied community and business support for a program that is now thriving.
    Shannon grew up in Colorado and is a Five Star parent of a high school freshman. Her commitment to the community and belief in the potential of the Foundation and our students is what brought her to us. She has a background in sales and marketing with ESPN and in the medical field, and spent years consulting with nonprofits on development and organizational management.