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Jul 2008Jan 2011


A natural leader of people, the President is responsible for developing a strategic plan to advance the company's mission, vision, values and business objectives and to increase growth. The President is also responsible for developing and leading a cohesive executive team that effectively plans, directs, aligns and evaluates operational activities to expand the size, scope and intellectual breadth of the company.
Feb 2003Jul 2008

Managing Director of Education

The Managing Director of Education is the primary executive responsible for the design, implementation, execution and growth of programs that are equally meaningful, affordable, profitable and scalable. A visionary, dynamic and influential leader, the MDE fosters a climate that integrates educational excellence with operational and financial efficiency to play a significant role in size, scope, and intellectual breadth.
Jun 2002Feb 2003

Strategic Communications Consultant

Foley & Lardner
High level consulting; Assessing the competitive environment; Identifying target audiences and crafting appropriate messages for them; Identifying, understanding and outmaneuvering competitors.
Jul 1999Apr 2002

Chief Policy Director

Montana Governor
Leading senior managers; Communicating mission, vision and values; Devising political and policy strategy; Recommending and leading change.


Bachelors of Arts

Aug 2003May 2006

Masters of Business Administration


Traveling, Reading, Running


Shane Hedges is leading experiential education having led the preeminent experiential education company in America, and now as a thought leader helping a variety of organizations and individuals deliver transformative learning experiences.  Located in Washington, D.C., Hedges and his team have educated, motivated and inspired over a quarter of a million young people from all around the world.  The educational programs created by Mr. Hedges’ staff produces curriculum that is age-appropriate, interactive, and engaging. Shane Hedges’ team members focus on motivating participants into becoming high achievers; in fact, former participants have gone on to start their own businesses and to realize their hopes and dreams. The inspiration at comes from both the staff members and the participants.Part of Shane Hedges’ role is to promote and uphold principles and values. Shane Hedges began his journey at first as a financial analyst but quickly rising to the Managing Director of Education.  Due to his determination and dedication in executing successful programs, he was promoted to the prestigious position of company president. Mr. Shane Hedges’ education has likely contributed to his accomplishments. Shane M. Hedges began his college education at American University in Washington, D.C. At American University, Shane Hedges studied Communications, Law, Economics & Government and earned his B.A. in 1996. Mr. Shane Hedges then attended the University of Maryland, where he focused his graduate studies on Business and Management, a field that is extremely relevant to his current position as President. In summer 2006, Shane Hedges received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland.

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