Vice President of Advancement
Shawn Poore joined William Woods University in September 2017 with more than 20 years of experience in development.
Prior to coming to WWU Poore was Director of Philanthropy at Stephens College in Columbia from 2014-2017. From 2003 -2014 Poore was Senior Director of Development in the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he played a pivotal role helping the college exceed its goal of $68 million for the For All We Call Mizzou $1 billion capital campaign.
Poore is a 1996 graduate of Westminster College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Prior to Poore’s education development work, he worked in federal and statewide politics.