Theresa Shaw
Executive Director

About Me

Over a career spanning 38 years, Theresa Shaw has earned her reputation as an effective and passionate advocate for education, youth, and families. For the past decade, she has devoted herself to leading two Boys & Girls Clubs – first in North Carolina and in Naples, Florida. Since 2011, Shaw has been the President/CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County (Naples).

Before the Boys & Girls Clubs, Shaw worked in the non-profit arena. She was the educational Consultant and Special Projects Coordinator for Communities in Schools in North Carolina which brings together all sectors of the community to make sure students are graduating on time, prepared for college, career, and life. She served as Leadership Development trainer for grassroots leadership programs, and as Community Fellows Coordinator, Development Director, and Assistant Executive Director for the Down East Partnership for Children in North Carolina, providing children with education and family strengthening programs through a network of agencies, schools, and health care providers. She began her career as a teacher in North Carolina and Wisconsin public schools after receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA.

Contact Info

Over her career, she has been Chairman of the Board, Board member, and/or member of numerous civic, professional, educational, non-profit and government organizations. Stepping down from her position as President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collier County in 2018, Shaw continues to follow her passion of advocating for education, youth and families through her work at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Naples, Florida. Mrs. Shaw is married and has two adult children.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
 777 Mooring Line Dr, Naples, FL 34102
(239) 261-0894

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