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Shane Dunn

Shane Dunn


Joined December 2014
Shane Dunn (he/him) is Chief Advancement Officer at Rosie’s Place, a Boston-based nonprofit founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in America that provides a sanctuary of services for poor and homeless women. In this role, Shane serves on the executive team and leads all fundraising, communications, volunteer services, and public policy efforts for the organization.

Prior to joining Rosie’s, Shane was Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations at Brandeis International Business School. Previously, he worked in a variety of roles in K-12 and higher education at Harvard University, Tufts University, MIT Sloan School of Management, Excel Academy Charter Schools, and Uncommon Schools. Active in a number of civic and political organizations, he served on the City of Boston SPARK Council, was a Fellow with Education Pioneers, and was a founding co-chair of the Board of Trustees for Ellis Early Learning Center in Boston. Shane is a first-generation college graduate of Cornell University and has served his alma mater in a variety of alumni leadership roles locally and nationally. He also holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from Boston College. Originally from Waterville, New York, Shane is the son of a lesbian mother. Shane lives in Boston with his wife and two children.