Yvonne Shaheen is a community leader and retired corporate executive. She is the past president and CEO of the Bright Sheet Metal Co. and Long Electric Co., and since her retirement in 2005, she has been a tireless champion of and held board positions for dozens of community and nonprofit organizations. She has won numerous awards including Indianapolis Business Journal’s Outstanding Woman (2003, 2008), the Indiana Lifetime Philanthropy Award, Sagamore of the Wabash, and the Whistler Award. Shaheen got her Bachelor of Science from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She received honorary doctorates from Purdue University and the University of Indianapolis, and participated in the Master Honorary Program at Purdue University.