Careers With Social Impact

Dan Sharpe ’06
Vice President
The Columbus Foundation
Columbus, OH
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Dan is the current Vice President, Community Research and Grants Management at The Columbus Foundation. He studied at the Harvard Business School of Executive Education, and received a Masters of Public Administration from Ohio University. He has held a variety of positions at The Columbus Foundations since 2004 including Online Media Manager and Director of Community Leadership and Nonprofit Effectiveness. He is happy to be contacted by students interested in Nonprofit work:

  • Speaking with a student 1:1 on campus
  • Speaking with a student virtually or on the phone
  • Presenting to a class in-person
  • Mentoring a student
  • Assisting OWU Alumni (recent Alumni, or Alumni in transition)
  • Serving as a resume-reviewer for OWU students and/or Alumni
  • Participating in OWU events such as speed networking, mock interviewing, panels, etc.,
  • Hosting a student for an externship or shadowing experience

Dan was a Politics, Government and Economics Major at OWU and is member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.  Dan is also a former member of the OWU Alumni Association Board of Directors and the recipient of the 2021 OWU Young Alumni Award.