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Introducing our new executive director: Shelia Pardo

September 09, 2023 6:43 PM | Jacob Goldberg (Administrator)

It gives us great pleasure to introduce to our museum team Shelia M. Pardo, the new Executive Director of the Fox River Trolley Museum.

She will be an incredible part of the Museum and will be working with the Board of Directors and our Department Heads to move the Museum forward in improving our visitor facilities, community outreach, educational programs, volunteer programs, and so much more.

Here is a brief biography:

Shelia M. Pardo is a seasoned leader who possess over two decades of Business, Accounting & Finance. She brings tremendous energy, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity to her work. Shelia is recognized by her peers for having a passion for helping others, and exceptional leadership skills.

Shelia holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership from Aurora University.

After the loss of her grandmother, Shelia sought to assist others in similar situations and founded “Journey On” to both reflect on her own grief, and to provide comfort for those experiencing a loss. Journey On has serviced individuals and families within the Chicagoland, Indiana and Wisconsin areas for over a decade and continues to offer support today.

Shelia enjoys volunteering, watching sports, yoga, running, biking and spending time with her family and friends.

Personal Statement:

As a highly motivated and results-driven executive, I am eager to contribute my skills and experience to the Fox River Trolley Museum. Throughout my career, I have developed a reputation for being a problem-solver and effective communicator, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure. My passion lies with helping others, I look forward to our growth together. - Shelia Pardo

All of the members of the museum are very excited to have Shelia join the Fox River Trolley Museum. Exciting times are ahead!

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