Shauna Donahue, Workforce Program Manager

Shauna Donahue has joined Career Edge Funders Collaborative at The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s as their Program Manager. She has extensive experience working with nonprofits, government agencies and private sector. During her two-year tenure at Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation, she managed a $4.3 million US Department of Labor National Dislocated Worker Grant to help service members, veterans and military spouses receive training that leads to employment. The statewide initiative known as Military Corps Career Connect included partners such as the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and three workforce development boards.

Shauna spent five years in public service at the Maryland Department of Health as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Behavioral Health as well as the Director of Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans. She spent eight years working for the USO, managing their airport lounges and later serving as Programs Manager, Warrior & Family Care researching and implementing programs that supported wounded troops, their families, and caregivers relating to education, employment and community reintegration.

Shauna completed a B.A. in Political Science at Salisbury University in Maryland and a M.A. in Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.