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Shea Hurst

Director of Programs

As the Director of Programs, Shea is responsible for the development and management of the immersive Weekday Program here at Friends Life Community. She brings her 14 years of experience in various nonprofits supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the table as she builds and enhances an already incredible program.

Shea brings skills in person-centered leadership, crisis intervention, inclusion training, and compliance management. Combined with her educationn in Human Services and Applied Behavioral Analysis from Purdue University, she meets each Friend where they are and strives to find new and innovative ways to create meaningful days for the Friends in the Weekday Program.

Originally from Dayton, OH, Shea and her husband recently relocated and are excited to call Nashville home.


Email: shea@friendslife.org