Shana Hormann Consulting
The Heart of Shana's Work
Shana is passionate about working with organizations and communities that have experienced trauma with the intention of promoting health and resilience. She has over 30 years’ experience providing training and consultation for non-profit organizations, tribal communities, and government agencies.
Shana also coaches leaders for their own professional development and the development of their organizations. Her approach is grounded in her own extensive leadership experience and practical application of cutting-edge theory.
Shana is known for her compassion, insight, humor, and collaboration. She is a bridge builder and brings a calm and capable presence to conflicted and painful situations.
Teaching, Research, Writing
Shana is an accomplished researcher, author, and presenter in the areas of resilience, leadership, indigenous empowerment, and organizational trauma. She facilitates workshops on a number of topics including Organizational trauma and healing, Building personal and organizational resilience, and Leadership development.
She developed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Antioch University, the Muckleshoot Tribal College, and the University of Alaska. Her courses included Communication and Coaching Skills, Group Facilitation, Spirit at Work, Professional Ethics, Organizational Trauma and Healing, and Leadership. She has received several awards for promoting diversity and for her work with students. She now counts many graduates as trusted colleagues.
Paying It Forward
Shana offers classes pro bono on “organizational trauma and building resilience” to social work and psychology students across the U.S. and internationally. She serves as a sounding board for colleagues, supporting them as they explore their learning edges and encouraging them to pursue bold ideas.
More about Shana
Shana received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology and Master’s in Social Work from the University of Washington, and a PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. Her dissertation was a study of nonprofit leaders during organizational trauma.
Shana's heritage is German, Kainai/Blackfoot, English, and Scots. Her father was in the U.S. Army and her family lived in Germany for ten years prior to her graduating high school. She lives in Seattle and travels extensively to visit with family and friends around the world. Family, friends and travel nurture her heart; she dances for energy, does needlepoint for beauty, and meditates for her spirit.
Shana’s recent clients
School of Social Work, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Capital Region Education School District
Florida Coalition Against Sexual Violence
US Coast Guard Base Seattle
Muckleshoot Tribal College
Office for Equity and Inclusion, The Evergreen State College
Washington Community and Technical College Counselor Association
Century Ballroom, Seattle