Michael Shannon

President, Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

Michael Shannon is founding president of the not-for-profit Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) located in Englewood, NJ. Mr. Shannon holds a degree in Architecture from Princeton University and a Masters in Education from the department of Organization & Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. His professional background includes corporate management as founding President, Northwood Corporation; Director, Design & Marketing, of Dunbar Furniture Company; and Director of Design, Formica Corporation. His self-employed experience includes design management consulting, free-lance furniture design, and pre-K-12 educational consulting in the fields of Design & Technology Education and Service Learning.