Jordan benShea is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she studied Mass Communications with an emphasis in Business Administration and Journalism. After college she oversaw marketing departments in industries ranging from email marketing to biometrics and fitness equipment manufacturing. Jordan grew up with an avid appreciation for giving back, and began to tie her strategic communications experience with her passion for engagement in the nonprofit world. Jordan serves as a lead on multiple nonprofit boards and has spearheaded several board initiatives. She has also completed a seven month Board Leadership Institute with the Santa Barbara Foundation covering topics including: board service, strategic planning, development and fundraising, board/CEO partnership, ethical legal/financial literacy, and governance oversight. Jordan lives in Santa Barbara, California with her dog, Zoe, and bee hives, enjoys a good book and loves exploring nature with friends and family.