Shane Hedges – Educate, Motivate, and Inspire

Mr. Shane M. Hedges is the immediate past president of a leading national educational company. The company aspires to educate, motivate, and inspire students around the world with its innovative and experiential educational curriculums. As President, Mr. Hedges was responsible for the development and growth of the company, in addition to ensuring that the company’s objectives are met. Shane Hedges manages a team of professionals who work to identify new opportunities for both the company and the students it serves.

Shane M. Hedges began his tenure as a Financial Analyst, but he was quickly promoted to Managing Director of Education for his firm. In this role, Shane Hedges was responsible for facilitating the growth and development of exciting new educational programs that meet the standards of the company’s best business practices. Earlier in his professional development, Shane Hedges worked in several industries, including consulting and politics. Mr. Hedges held a position as a Strategic Communications Consultant with Foley & Lardner, and he played a key role as the Chief Policy Director for the Governor of Montana

An alumnus of Washington, D.C.’s prestigious American University, Shane Hedges studied Communications, Economics and Government, and Law, earning his B.A. in 1996. Ten years later, Mr. Hedges received his M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.

Shane Hedges also enjoys helping people outside of his educational capacity and is involved in several charitable endeavors.

Currently residing in Washington, DC, Mr. Shane Hedges enjoys running, traveling, and reading in his spare time.


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About Shane Hedges!


Mr. Shane Hedges has a history of being tenacious and hard working. Shane Hedges recently led the nation’s preeminent creator of leadership education programs for young people and is known for his diligence and for quickly working his way to the top.

While he was a student at American University in the early 1990s, Shane Hedges was an intern at the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF). Mr. Hedges started out as an intern, but after only a few months, Shane Hedges received an offer for a fulltime position as the Executive Assistant to the NYLF Executive Director. Shane Hedges accepted the new position, and he worked during the day and took classes at night, proving his dedication to both his career and his education.

Shane Hedges then became the Chief Policy Director for Montana’s first-ever female governor. After a stint working at the Montana governor’s office, Shane Hedges returned to the Washington, D.C. area and took on the role of Strategic Communications Consultant for Foley & Lardner consulting.

Before he was named President, Mr. Shane M. Hedges served as the innovative company’s Managing Director of Education. After more than five years as Managing Director of Education, Shane Hedges was promoted to President.

In addition to facilitating a quality education for thousands of participants, Shane Hedges gives generously to community charities.  Aside from his duties and his charitable contributions, Shane Hedges spends his downtime traveling, listening to country and pop music, running, and spending time with his wife and children.

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