MT. VERNON -- John Shadowens has been selected to be the next President/CEO at the United Methodist Children's Home in Mt. Vernon.
Shadowens will assume duties as President/CEO on Nov. 1. He has worked with at-risk youth in residential and outpatient settings for more than 25 years and currently is manager of the Life Skills Team at Centerstone of Illinois, a counseling and mental health agency. He is a popular regional and statewide trainer on positive youth development, mentoring and peer leadership.