Who we are
Dorel has been a saving grace in my career advancements as well as such a critical part of my leadership growth.
Cynthia Figueroa
former Executive Director, Women Against Abuse; current CEO/President, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Dorel Shanon has worked with regional and national non-profit organizations for more than 25 years and is deeply committed to the health, vitality and success of the organizations with which she works.

For the past 15 years Dorel has served as Principal of Dorel Shanon Consulting, partnering with non-profits to help them fully realize their visions and fulfill their missions. Dorel believes that organizations are most effective when they build upon their strengths and successes. She supports her clients by tapping those strengths, helping them develop leaders at all levels of their organization, working with teams to realize their potential, and helping organizations envision and bring to life vibrant and successful futures.

Dorel’s experience as a non-profit consultant is grounded in her years as a frontline staff member, manager, senior executive and Board member. As a former Vice President for Professional Development and Education for Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA, Dorel helped lead regional and national initiatives to strengthen the organization’s impact and reach during her decade of tenure there. She has assumed numerous volunteer leadership roles in non-profits, most recently as Board Chair for Women’s Medical Fund in Philadelphia.

Among the recognitions she has received Dorel is especially proud of two: being honored by Living Beyond Breast Cancer for her consulting support to the organization, and being awarded the Golden APPLE from the National Association of Planned Parenthood Leaders in Education.

Dorel complemented her skills and experience with coursework at the University of Pennsylvania’s Organizational Dynamics Masters Program and Temple University’s Adult and Organizational Development Masters Program (Philadelphia PA). She is certified by the Center for Human Systems Practitioners Program (Baltimore MD) and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dorel Shanon Consulting partners with highly skilled professionals who collectively bring a depth and range of consulting expertise and experience.