Vice President, Executive Search
Shavon specializes in evaluating and placing executive leadership at mission-driven organizations across the country.
Shavon has partnered with a range of clients in placing top talent, including the ACLU of Northern California, Roca Inc., New York University and Southern Poverty Law Center, among others.
Shavon’s career in the nonprofit sector began at the National Minority Supplier Development Council where she connected minority-owned businesses with corporations looking to diversify their supply chain. Prior to joining Koya, she served as Recruiter at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she built the full-cycle recruiting function and improved diversity hiring by 25%.
Shavon’s professional experience also includes creating and facilitating trainings for senior leaders on hiring best practices with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and coaching candidates on career strategies.
Shavon is a member of the UNCF Boston Leadership Council.
A Boston native, Shavon holds a dual B.A. in Anthropology and Africana Studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston.