Shanna Cox

2017 Nominee

Economic Development

Consultant/Owner & Community Organizer

Project Tipping Point

Nominator’s Comments:
“Shanna has dedicated her time to bringing communities, groups, and leadership together to strengthen LA. Through collaboration, community engagement, and the creation of TIP LA, an 18 month leadership development course, Shanna continues to be a part of shaping our future. She takes the lead on many community boards such as Grow LA and Healthy Neighborhoods, and is consultant to many groups, businesses, and entrepreneurs through out the LA area, possibly beyond.

Shanna started her business over 1 year ago and is a great mentor helping businesses grow and determine their processes of improvement.”
I met Shanna during 2015, and quickly discovered her commitment to understanding the needs of our community AND creating solutions. She possess the heart of an advocate, tireless energy, a strong skill set which supports her efforts in designing solutions, and she displays integrity and respect in the extensive and healthy relationships she creates within Lewiston-Auburn and throughout the State of Maine. She led the effort to re-brand the Head Start Program for Androscoggin County as Chair of the Board of Directors, is president of Grow L+A Board of Directors with a passion for urban vitalization, and launched her new business – Project Tipping Point – with a goal to create future change champions of L/A, and advance and embrace collaborative approaches to transformation within our community.”