LaShonda is an alumna of Millersville University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and currently pursuing a Master’s in Education.
She has a background working in the mental health field for over 6 years. LaShonda first gained her managerial skills from prior position as Liaison/ Supervisor for Community Services Group, supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Mountville PA group home.
She has worked in the child care business for over 14 years in various positions and has been Owner/Director of Whitaker Family Child Care & Early Learning since 2013.
With a passion in youth, poverty and women issues, she volunteers at the Salvation Army serving hot meals to families in the Lancaster City community.
LaShonda serves as a board member for Sacred Heart Catholic School, coordinates youth entrepreneur summits, and enjoys playing board games, and watching films with her beloved daughter Wanda Marie.