Assistant Vice President of Leadership Development and Executive Director of the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University
Master of Arts, Communication, Auburn University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Studies, Valdosta State University
Shana Young is a certified Human Behavior Consultant and Certified Executive Coach. She is certified in a variety of self-assessment tools, including DiSC, Bar-On Emotional Intelligence, Hogan, Myers-Briggs and RightPath.
Young is lead on strategic planning research, development and writing for many Leadership Institute clients, to include the City of Columbus’ “10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.”
She is also extremely active in the Columbus community, serving on the board of directors for the Columbus Alliance for Battered Women, (DBA Hope Harbour Board), and as a member of the Mayor’s Opportunity Center Task Force and the Junior League of Columbus.
Young is a member of Leadership Georgia‘s Class of 2019. In 2016, she was named as one of Georgia Trend’s “40 Under 40.” She is a 2009 graduate of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Columbus and was named one of Columbus and the Valley Magazine’s “5 Under 40” in 2012.