Jonathan Shirley, M.Ed.

Jonathan Shirley, M.Ed.

Jonathan grew up in a small town in south Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University in 2003 with a degree in Marketing. While never attending a traditional camp growing up, Jonathan spent college summers in Maine at Camp Laurel, and in Michigan at Camp Miniwanca. After graduation, he spent the next eight years as the Boys' Director of Camp Champions, a residential summer camp outside of Austin, TX. In 2012, Jonathan left Camp Champions to pursue a Masters’ degree in Higher Education Administration and Leadership, and to run leadership programs for the University of Houston Bauer College of Business. In 2016, he returned to camping, this time in the nonprofit world, as the Camping Director for YMCA CAMP CLASSEN, a residential camp located in Davis, OK. Finally, Jonathan returned to Louisiana in June of 2019 to take on the role of VP of Operations for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana. Jonathan has an incredible wife (Taylor), two girls (Clara and Eleanor), and a new son (Henry).

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