Leah Shaffer is the Executive Director of the Community Trust Foundation, (CTF) Inc. As a public charity, CTF grants to non-profits in Allegany & Garrett Counties in Maryland and Mineral County in West Virginia, helping them to increase their meaningful impact within the community.
Since joining the organization in 2017, Leah has successfully doubled its assets under management, increased name recognition, and helped many philanthropic donors realize their dreams for enhancing the quality of life in their community.
Leah’s professional career has always been guided by her underlying passion for youth development and community wellness. She brings her strong professional experience in small business ownership, grant management, and non-profit work to help make a positive difference in our region. Originally from Bedford, PA, Leah chose to return to the area after earning her Bachelor of Science in Communication and her Master of Arts in Public Policy and currently resides in Mineral County, WV.