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Author Shawn L. Reid

Shawn Reid is currently the lead fiscal and program operations consultant with Duscha Management LLC located in Greenville, SC. His experience and expertise include fiscal operations, human resources, non-federal match, cost allocation, grants management best practices, facilities, and extensive knowledge of integrating fiscal and program operations for Early Head Start and Head Start.

Mr. Reid has over twenty years of executive level administrative and managerial experience with client service and asset-based funding programming and fifteen years of experience in Managing Head Start programs. He currently has engagement contracts with FHI360 under the fiscal consultant initiative, which provides training to head start grantees throughout the USA. Mr. Reid has also worked directly with the National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO) at the University of Massachusetts. He has experience as a CEO, Vice-President of Operations, and Assistant Director with the Lucas County Department of Job & Family Services. Mr. Reid stresses the importance of using data, fiscal management, ongoing monitoring, and planning to ensure Continuous Improvement goals are reached. Comprehensive analysis and management of fiscal and operations data will help grantees ensure sound financial decisions are made. Through facilitated discussion, he uses interactive training techniques to engage participants. Along with those accomplishments, Shawn Reid is the Author of two children’s books, “Sunny’s Peach Cobbler” published in 2016 and “Fogo the Frog: Stranger Danger” published in 2017.

Shawn Reid was recently selected (2019) to participate in the Riley Institute/Furman University Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). Named after Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley, the DLI’s goal is to discover ways in which differences can strengthen organizations as they seek to grow and support a thriving economy and rich culture within our communities.

Mr. Reid holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Management/ Leadership and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.