Shannon Cohen and Pat VerDuin

August 24, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Citizen Tiki Bar

part of a series on Community


About the speaker

Shannon Cohen is an award-winning industry leader and sought-after strategist, innovator, and inspirational leader. She is passionate about empowering emerging and existing leaders to be transformative in the communities they serve. Most recently, Shannon birthed ‘Tough Skin, Soft Heart’—a movement specializing in empowering today’s overextended executive to navigate the emotional, mental, and, physical strain that often accompanies a life committed to being a difference-maker.

Shannon and her husband are the proud parents of a 3-year old son, Duriel Cohen II.

Pat VerDuin is a powerhouse leader in public, nonprofit, and private spaces. She is the founder of a nonprofit and past Executive Director of Ready for School, is a Kellogg Foundation Leadership Network Fellow and the Lakeshore Athena 2012 recipient.

Pat is a lifelong resident living along the beautiful shores of West Michigan with her husband Ken her high school sweetheart. She is the mother to four amazing young men.

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