Shad Hanselman

Shad Hanselman

Vice President of Institutional Advancement


B.A., Michigan State University


With nearly two decades of experience in the advancement and alumni engagement field from four different higher education institutions, Hanselman brings a wealth of experience and industry best practices. Notably, he also served as the vice president of fundraising product strategy for Ruffalo Noel Levitz, providing leadership and direction for the company’s fundraising division product offerings aligned with industry trends and market needs. 

Hanselman, wife Kate and daughter Kaylee will be moving to the Lacey area in January. “We are looking forward to experiencing all four seasons again after spending the last 12 years in the southern United States,” he shared. They will also bring with them Hank and Scarlet, their two rescue dogs, and Ruby, their beta fish, to experience the Pacific Northwest. Hanselman was born and raised in Fort Gratiot, Michigan, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.