Clare Shepherd works as an auditor in the Office of Inspector General for Amtrak and holds an MBA from Temple University and a BA in Journalism from American University. Prior to her current role, she spent her professional career in the nonprofit space, providing various organizations with assistance in communications and fundraising as they worked to make the world a better place. During and after college, she sat on the board of the LGBTQ community center in Washington, D.C. At the Center Philadelphia, she chairs the development committee and works with the amazing development coordinator to improve the Center’s capacity to raise funds. She is a proud 10+ year resident of West Philadelphia, is very opinionated about local politics, and loves books about history.