Shawn A. Bennett

Senior Director, Leadership Development

Benefiting from a rich vocational journey, Shawn has a missionary zeal for inspiring and supporting leaders. During his 25-year career, he has served as an executive coach, leadership development professional, counselor, and pastor. He has developed over 35 major programs designed to meet the needs of emerging and advanced leaders. Shawn has personally trained over 12,000 men and women through one-on-one and distance learning mediums.

His areas of specialty are coaching for development, servant leadership, self-awareness, comfort with ambiguity, boundary spanning, collaboration, strategic thinking, and change management.

Shawn holds a master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s in Religion from the University of Dubuque, and an undergraduate business degree from Drake University. He also serves on the Board of Directors for CenterPoint Counseling.

In order to grow as world-class leaders, people must experience new challenges, colliding perspectives, and time for intentional reflection.

- Shawn A. Bennett