Portrait of Shana Young

Shana Young

Assistant Vice President of Leadership Development and Executive Director of the Leadership Institute, Columbus State University

Shana 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. Shana is the lead on strategic planning research, development, and writing for many Leadership Institute clients, including the City of Columbus’ “10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.”

Shana 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.

She is a member of Leadership Georgia‘s Class of 2019. In 2016, she was named as one of Georgia Trend’s “40 Under 40.” Shana 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.