Shannon Leadership Institute


The Shannon Leadership Institute Has Moved

The Shannon Leadership Institute is now an independent nonprofit organization and is no longer a program of the Wilder Foundation. Please visit www.shannoninstitute.com for information about the Shannon Leadership Institute.

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Meet the Changemakers of the Shannon Leadership Institute

Chris Taylor, chief inclusion officer in Minnesota governor's office and graduate of Wilder's James P. Shannon Institute

Shannon Alum Chris Taylor Uses Values to Lead Change for a Diverse, Inclusive and Equitable Minnesota

When Chris Taylor was chief inclusion officer for the Minnesota Historical Society, his staff gave him a plaque for his desk that read, “Agitator in Chief.” For Chris, an alum of Wilder’s James P. Shannon Leadership Institute, it’s a rem...More about this story »

The James P. Shannon Leadership Institute supports community leaders in the Twin Cities and around the country as they work toward purposeful and effective leadership and a renewed commitment to community service.