Who we are

Trent Shafer

Director, Technology

Trent Shafer, Director, Technology

Trent Shafer is an experienced nonprofit operations manager and a self-taught techie. He is passionate about leveraging technology to transform the nonprofit sector. As Common Impact’s Director of Technology, Trent endeavors to make our internal systems and processes accessible, innovative, and supportive of our mission to strengthen communities.

Before joining Common Impact, Trent worked in disaster recovery at the American Red Cross as a Systems Manager. In this role, Trent managed the design, development, and implementation of information systems to support nationwide disaster recovery programs following the 2017 hurricane season.