A native of Mount Vernon, Ohio, Shawn Dailey graduated from The Ohio State University in the spring of 1998 with a degree in communications. A ten-year veteran of the College Relations Division, Shawn was appointed director of annual giving in 2007. In recent years, Shawn managed the Parents Fund and coordinated Parents Fund volunteers. Previously, he worked as a marketing coordinator in the Columbus office of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Shawn lives in Mt. Vernon with his wife and two children.