Sean Sweeney, Director of Education and Special Programs

Sean joined the Center in August 2014 as an Education Associate and soon advanced to Education and Programs Manager. He has played an integral role in the success of the Center’s Training Hub, coordinating, implementing and expanding the multiple options available to member and nonmember nonprofits.

Promoted to Director of Education and Special Programs in 2019, Sean now manages the Center’s EXCEL and Board Leadership Award competitions, in addition to developing goals for and managing the Center’s Training Hub. He also works with the COO on special programs, providing best practices and capacity building to nonprofits.

Sean is also currently serving as the Interim Executive Director of Nonprofit Village, helping to implement an exploratory partnership between NPV and the Center. In this role, he provides the same support that NPV tenants have been receiving in the business development side of their membership, as well as coordinates core programs and provides administrative and fundraising support to ensure that all programs and services continue unimpeded.

Sean graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Spanish, and studied abroad in Seville, Spain during his time in college.