Shay Owens has over 15 years of health association, higher education, non‐profit management, community relations, and fundraising experience, serving in senior staff roles at the American Cancer Society, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and other organizations. Shay has a successful background as an executive and a consultant ensuring achievement of multi‐year goals through change management, strategic planning, and by recruiting outstanding leaders to serve in key organizational roles. Shay has partnered with executive leaders and boards of directors to develop operational structures, governance frameworks, and services, which advance mission fulfillment and improve business development.
Shay has a BS in Biological Science from Illinois State University, an MBA from Roosevelt University and a Master of Education degree from Harvard University. Shay is also certified in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.