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Shannon Boalt Named Chief Advancement Officer

We are proud to announce the promotion of Shannon Boalt to the Chief Advancement Officer position. In her new role, she is responsible for leadership and management of the agency’s fundraising, marketing, and communication efforts. “Shannon has been an important part of our success over the last year, and we were thrilled to promote her to this critical position,” said Sycamores President and CEO Debra Manners. Ms. Boalt joined Sycamores in May 2021 in the role of Senior Director of Development.

Prior to her employment with Sycamores, she worked as the Director of Development at Marantha High School, White Memorial Medical Center’s Charitable Foundation, and El Centro de Accion Social. In addition to beginning her fundraising career at Para Los Ninos, Ms. Boalt also spent several years as a Development Consultant, working with a variety of nonprofits throughout Los Angeles County. A Pasadena resident, Ms. Boalt also served two terms on the Board of the Tournament of Roses Foundation, including serving as Treasurer. She attended Loyola Marymount University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.


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