Shona Koester

Shona is an entrepreneurial leader who specializes in business growth. Her roles within for and non-profit organizations have led to exciting opportunities around the world and have moved her across the country multiple times.

For the past 15 years, Shona has held executive roles within the Public Media industry, developing innovative audience and revenue growth partnerships with organizations like the BBC, The New York Times, NPR, TED, The Moth, and Marketplace.

Shona’s love of the outdoors was sparked early on, growing up on the West Coast—from Alaska to California and everywhere in between. She and her husband currently live in Minneapolis and are obsessed with all things cycling, hiking, and cross-country skiing related.