Fort Myers, FL



Board of Directors

Alicia Shannon

Executive Director
Our Mother’s Home

Alicia Shannon

Executive Director

Alicia Miller is the Executive Director of Our Mother’s Home of SWFL, Inc., whose mission is to empower young women by breaking the cycle of generational poverty. She is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic planning of the organization. She is also in charge of fundraising, marketing, and community outreach to help support the unique environment for young mothers in foster care and their babies.

Alicia graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Secondary Education. She was previously the Executive Director for The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center and the Adoption Specialist for The Children’s Network. Her previous experience with the foster care system, along with her desire to be a role model and leader for young women in the community led her to Our Mother’s Home.

In 2019, Alicia was named one of Gulfshore Business’ 40 Under 40 and in 2020, Alicia was recognized as the Cape Coral Community Foundation’s Executive Director of the Year. Alicia is also involved with The Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and in 2021, was listed as one of three APEX, Women in Business finalists.

Alicia is a dog-lover, avid reader, female empowerment enthusiast, and loves American Sign Language! She is also a huge college football fan and is currently the Vice President of the SWFL Gator Club. She enjoys spending time with her family, French Bull dog, Dobby, and helping the community.                            

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Gandhi

Our Mission

To empower young mothers in the foster care and human trafficking systems to break the generational cycle for themselves and their children.

Our Vision

A world of independent women who believe in themselves to accomplish their dreams.

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