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Shenandoah Chefalo

Executive Leadership + Trauma Informed Care + Fundraising

Shenandoah has over two decades of extensive experience and proficiency in building and executing systems, programs, and strategies to reach measurable and sustainable goals and objectives. Further, this work is completed while encompassing the optimal development and guidance of human capital, while balancing budgetary, administration, and training considerations. 

Areas of Focus

Operational Oversight + Training and Development + Team Building + Fundraising + Policy Development & Implementation + Regulatory Compliance


Sheanandoah has expertise in developing business strategies and implementation plans, training programs, and staff well-being initiatives. Her skills include promoting positive environments for employees and clients that encourage collaboration, inspiration, and transformation. In addition to being the author of numerous books, Shenandoah brings a deep understanding of trauma-informed care and the impact of stress on human services employees. 

Shenandoah has worked to increase overall staff well-being in a variety of organizations including K-12 education, health care, state and local government offices, and human service nonprofits. 


Michigan State University

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science, Human Resources, and Society

Coach U

Core Essentials Graduate

University of Southern Florida

Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace 


Hiking for Stillness: Healing Trauma One Step at a Time, 2023

The Simplest Way to Make the Best of Change Management, 2022

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Leadership Through Uncertainty, 2022

Garbage Bag Suitcase, 2016

Setting Your Vision and Defining Your Goals, 2013

Shenandoah Chefalo
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