Vice President, Human Resources
Shannon has spent more than a decade practicing in the field of human resources and is a subject matter expert in the areas of HR compliance and best practices, employee relations, talent management, and policy development. She has diverse private sector experience having worked in the fields of transportation, manufacturing, and corrections.
Shannon is particularly interested in company culture, employee engagement, and continuous improvement in the workplace. She views the human resources space as an opportunity to positively influence many aspects of an organization.
Her volunteer work includes involvement with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, both as a fundraiser and “wish granter”, serving the needs of critically ill children. She also supports vulnerable communities in her service as Board of Director President for Rerun Medical Equipment, a nonprofit focused on providing medical equipment to those in need.
Shannon earned bachelor degrees in Political Science and Criminology from Northeastern Oklahoma State University. After an elective course sparked an interest in the discipline during her senior year of college, she completed a master’s degree in human resources at Southern Nazarene University. Her passion for quality and process improvement methodology led her to Villanova University, where she earned her Six Sigma Lean and Green belt certifications.
In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and traveling to New York to take in Broadway theater and visit her daughter.
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”
– Winston Churchill