Shannon Wheatley (he/him) is the CEO of Lane 9 Consulting, a national firm supporting leaders, teams, and organizations working towards multi-generational change across the education, nonprofit, and small-business sectors. Wheatley served as the Chief Academic Officer of a network of Expeditionary Learning schools in Oakland, CA. He holds a B.A. from the University of Tennessee and an M.Ed. from National Louis University. In his free time, he enjoys listening to jazz, cooking, and hanging with his kids. He lives in Sacramento.