Staff Directory

Cheyenne Shepherd

Cheyenne Shepherd

Deputy Director of Donor Communications
Development | Donor Communications

Cheyenne serves as the Regional Development Officer for the Leadership Institute (LI) for the states of California, Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Idaho.

Growing up in middle Tennessee, her parents instilled in her the value of faith, freedom, and personal responsibility.  

Cheyenne graduated from the Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), where she co-founded a Christians United for Israel chapter. She then earned an M.A. in Nonprofit Management from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Cheyenne has interned and worked for several nonprofits. Before joining the LI team, she interned at the Heritage Foundation.

When she’s not traveling to the west coast, she enjoys visiting historic sites in and around D.C. Cheyenne lives in Arlington, VA.

Contact Cheyenne