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Shari Campbell | Interim President & CEO

Shari grew up in a small town in Northwestern Wisconsin.  She graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay with double majors in Human Development and Elementary Education, and later earned her Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA).  The vast majority of Shari’s experience is working in non-profit organizations, having served in this sector for nearly 30 years.  She has been with La Casa de Esperanza for the last 21 years.   

After she graduated with her bachelor’s degree, she and her husband, who was in the active-duty Army, spent four years in Alaska and eight years in upstate New York.  During this time, Shari owned a daycare center in Fairbanks, Alaska, served as Preschool Director / Clinical Coordinator for a rehabilitation center in Watertown, New York, and directed two daycare centers for the Salvation Army in Syracuse, New York. 

After adopting their two sons, they returned to Wisconsin and Shari began working at La Casa de Esperanza as the Director of Children’s Education Programs.  Over the next 21 years at La Casa de Esperanza, Shari has served in multiple roles including Director of Programs, Director of Development, and Chief Operating Officer.   Shari is also a member of the La Casa Village Board of Directors and La Casa’s Education Committee which serves as the Charter School Board.

Shari has been appointed by the Board of Directors to serve in the role of Interim President and CEO effective March 1, 2021.