Blue Flowers Org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization empowering women and the men in their lives
against prostate cancer with operations in Georgia, Maryland and Virginia.
Learn more by visiting www.blueflowers.org
Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of Blue Flowers Org, Shavonn is committed to living in a
world in which no man is a victim of prostate cancer. Blue Flowers Org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization empowering women and the men in their lives against prostate cancer.
Her organization was founded in 2014 in memory of her grandfather, Gilbert Eugene Crawford, Sr. by
Shavonn and her mother CEO of Blue Flowers Org, Valerie Crawford-Schiele.
Serving as Gilbert’s primary caregivers, Shavonn and her mother supported Gilbert during his stage 4 prostate cancer diagnosis for 12 years until he lost his battle against prostate cancer in 2014. Blue Flowers Org has been
providing prostate cancer education to other women and their families who have faced similar experiences ever since.
Shavonn’s most recent work experience includes working as the Enterprise Business Community Engagement Project Manager at Bank of America executing the bank’s corporate social responsibility initiatives by supporting Atlanta area nonprofits by providing sponsorship and grant support.
She has over 12 years experience in the banking industry working in a fiduciary capacity, preparing financials
and creating and executing corporate strategy at various financial institutions including Bank of
America, Citibank and JPMorgan Chase. She is member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals and American Grant Writers Association.
Shavonn earned a BBA from Howard University in Washington, DC. She also earned a MBA from The Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She enjoys practicing yoga and listening to vinyl records in her spare time. She resides in Milton, GA with her husband and son.
Shavon Richardson, Co-Founder, Blue Flowers Organization