Central PA Episode 27 – Scott Shewell – President & CEO of Safe Harbour
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Scott Shewell / Safe Harbour

Scott K. Shewell is the President and CEO of Safe Harbour.  Safe Harbour’s mission is to provide housing and supportive services for homeless and nearly homeless individuals and families to help them achieve independent living by improving their basic life skills.

As President, Shewell is responsible for the overall direction and administration of Safe Harbour’s programs in accordance with the organization’s mission and objectives. He manages Safe Harbour finances, facilities, policies, practices, staff, and the relationships between employees and the clients that they serve.  Working with the Board of Directors, Shewell participates in a collaborative working effort to monitor progress and promote the growth of the organization.

Shewell previously served as Vice President for Community Relations and Development for Safe Harbour.  In that role, he was responsible for Safe Harbour’s fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Campaign, major gifts and planned giving, grant development, and state and federal appropriations. Shewell also directed the organization’s public relations and marketing initiatives, special events, and government and community relations.

Prior to joining Safe Harbour, Shewell served as Higher Education Business Development Manager for Delta Development Group, Inc.  His previous professional positions included serving as Public Relations Director for Barry Group Inc., a strategic planning and implementation firm in York, Pennsylvania; Director of Public Relations with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association; Director of Public Affairs with the State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam); and Press Secretary, with the Office of the Chancellor for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

 

 

Taylor Ranker Questmont
(Co-Host)

Nathan Imboden Questmont
(Co-Host)

Scott Shewell / Safe Harbour
(Guest)