Bridging Impact brings community organizations and resources together to increase career and college opportunities in STEM and animal services. We bridge these educational, health, and environmental gaps by facilitating opportunities and enhancing relationships.
A confident and prepared workforce earning livable salaries to support their families while providing the services and goods necessary to support their communities.
Observing that we are failing to prepare our youth for the jobs we need filled, I founded Bridging Impact to help bridge gaps. Examples of some of the gaps I observed are: education, college preparation, workforce readiness, and wages.
Shannon Martin-Roebuck is skilled in strategic planning, DEI, process improvement, project leadership, team building, program development, and community outreach.
She is the founder and Executive Director of Bridging Impact, a nonprofit with a focus on facilitating educational and career opportunities for the disadvantaged. She is also the owner of Capriolo Winery and co-owner of Capriolo Farm, a 35 acre operation that will be utilized to introduce more youth to farming and animal science careers. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, NE. Prior to this role, served as Research Faculty and Director of the K-14 Center for Excellence at Colorado School of Mines, focusing on Diversity, Inclusion, and Access. As Director of Operations for Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) at the University of Denver she served as budget officer, developed process improvements, and provided strategic direction for the organization.
She and her husband Tony are the proud parents of a Morehouse Man, Anthony, and two dogs, Enzo and Lucca. She holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and received her BA in Art History from Mansfield University.