Shannon received her BSBA in Marketing with a concentration in Sales and a minor in Graphic Arts Imaging Technology from Appalachian State University in North Carolina. Shannon has a corporate background working in Sales and Recruiting. She has worked with hundreds of executives and business owners in a multitude of industries across the country. She is passionate about diversity, community, and helping empower students. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and traveling. She also has two cats named Tofu and Juju!