Vice President of Development & Communications
Shunda Collins is a Chicagoland native, graduating from Columbia College with a degree in Arts, Entertainment and Media Management. She has over 14 years of experience in fundraising, event planning and diversity, equity and inclusion work. After nearly 8 years at United Way growing their events and donor base, Shunda led development operations and donor relations at the Columbus Urban League (CUL) for two years. Shunda's career in development has always been connected to her passion for social justice, advocacy, and urban community development. She's served on and created several committees and auxiliary groups that focus on DEI, advocacy, and public policy reform. Above all, Shunda is a mom of 2 to Joshua & Joy.